Glyphis gangeticus


Ganges shark CGA
Characteristic features:
Size:

Maximum size up to 204 cm TL; birth size 56–61 cm TL.

Distribution:

Found throughout the tropical Indo–West Pacific.

Habitat:

Occurrs in fresh and brackish waters, such as large rivers and muddy estuaries.

Biology:

Probably feeds on fish and also stingrays. Length at maturity is estimated at about 178 cm TL (Compagno 2005). Reproductive mode is Viviparous

Similar species:

Carcharhinus leucas
Bullshark

Carcharhinus leucas

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