Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey 1861),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 40

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Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey 1861)


Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey 1861)  — Oceanoic whitetip shark

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on confirmed records from an observer program on shark longline vessels 2014 (NFA and CSIRO, unpublished data).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 4, 5.—General distribution: Circumglobal in warm temperate and tropical seas. Oceanic and pelagic, 0–1082 m depth. Marine.