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Common Thresher Shark

Thresher Shark by Stewart Forbes
Alopias vulpinus
Class: 
Chondrichthyes
Order: 
Lamniformes
Family: 
Alopiidae
IUCN Red List status: 
Vulnerable

Description

Protected by the following WLT projects:

Thresher Sharks are found in all temperate and tropical oceans around the world, although primarily pelagic thresher sharks are occasionally sighted in shallow inshore waters.

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