Bronze Whaler

Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther 1870)

Bronze to greyish brown above, pale below, with an indistinct band anteriorly on sides from pelvic fin to above pectoral fin; fin margins and fin tips sometimes darker.

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What habitats does Carcharhinus brachyurus live in?

In shallow coastal waters and over the continental shelf, to depths of about 100m

What is the distribution of Carcharhinus brachyurus?

In Australia they range from WA to QLD including Northern Tasmania and around the Bass Strait Islands

How big does Carcharhinus brachyurus grow?

Can grow to around 295cm long

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