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Pseudocarchariidae - crocodile sharks

There is one species in this family of sharks. Crocodile sharks are small grayish-brown sharks, usually no more that 2-3 feet in length. The have very big, round eyes; a pointed snout; two small dorsal fins; five pairs of long gill slits, and small pectoral fins. They are found in tropical waters around the world. They eat bony fish and crustaceans.

Endangered in NH Endangered in NH

Threatened in NH Threatened in NH

introduced Introduced

Endangered in the US Endangered in US

Threatened in the US Threatened in US

breeds in NH Breeds in NH

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Crocodile Shark