Pondicherry shark

The second most endangered shark specie is the Pondicherry shark.  This species is considerest critically endangered and has not been seen since 1979.  It was found in the Indo-pacific region.  It is described as a smaller species with a rather long snout and large first dorsal fin.  Pondicherry sharks body is gray above and white below.  They also have black tipped pectoral, second dorsal, and caudal fins.

pondicherry shark

This species is heavily endangered due to the large, expanding, and unregulated artisanal and commercial fisheries throughout the Indo-pacific region.  Since this shark has not been seen since 1979 many fear that this species is extinct.


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