Scientific name......Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchoides
The graceful shark is a largish shark with conspicuous white flank
mark, often black-tipped fins. Fairly short, wedge-shaped pointed
snout, fairly large eyes, large gill slits, no interdorsal ridge,
moderately large pectoral fins, large triangular first dorsal and
moderately large second dorsal, both with short rear tip.
The maximum recorded size is approximately 5.6 feet.
They are gray or gray-brown on dorsal surface, white or cream
underneath, ventral lobe of caudal fin black or dusky-tipped,
Graceful sharks probably feeds mostly on fish.
They are found in Tropical Indo-west Pacific: Gulf of Aden to
Philippines and northwestern Australia. They inhabit coastal-paelagic
on continental and insular shelves.
Viviparous, very little known.
No known attacks.
Near threatened. Taken and landed as bycatch in commercial