Category: Fish Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes Family: Carcharhinidae
Other Names: Shark, Blue Pointer Shark, Blue Whaler
Notes Abundant oceanic shark. May be dangerous to humans. 4-135 (average about 40) young born at 35-50 cm Common off the Otago Coast in summer. These sharks swim with a thrust and glide motion and are not suitable for keeping in an Aquarium.