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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae Requiem sharks

Genus: Negaprion

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Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 380 cm TL
Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837)

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Negaprion acutidens
[Sicklefin lemon shark]

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Western Atlantic
Max. Length 340 cm TL
Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868)

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Negaprion brevirostris
[Lemon shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Negaprion acutidens Sicklefin lemon shark Indo-Pacific 380 TL 1837
Negaprion brevirostris Lemon shark Western Atlantic 340 TL 1868



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