There is only one Whitetip Weasel Shark that was collected from the Western Indian Ocean at Kosi Bay in South Africa, therefore, there is little known about this species.
Biology and Behaviour:
Whitetip weasels swim in tropical, shallow waters at 20 m deep. They are dark grey and slender with a long snout, large oval eyes and a moderately long mouth. They have small serrated upper teeth and erect-cusp lower teeth. Its underside is white and most of its fin tips except for its dorsal fin is black-tipped.
The maximum length of a whitetip weasel shark is 96 cm.
Reproduction and Lifespan:
Female whitetip weasel sharks are viviparous.
Conservation and Tourism:
The IUCN lists whitetip weasel sharks as data deficient because further information is required.
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