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Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Sharpnose shark; Shark; Puppy shark; Brazilian sharpnose shark)

Synonyms: Carcharias lalandii; Rhizoprionodon lalandei; Rhizoprionodon lalandi; Scoliodon intermedius; Scoliodon lalandei
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Brazilian sharpnose shark, Rhizoprionodon lalandii, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae. It is found in the tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean between latitudes 13° N and 33° S, at depths between 3 to 70 m; it has been recorded in the following countries Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. It can reach a length of 77 cm.
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Prey / Diet

Haemulopsis corvinaeformis (Roughneck grunt)[1]
Harengula clupeola (Sardine)[1]
Isopisthus parvipinnis (Shortfin corvina)[1]
Litopenaeus schmitti (camarón blanco sureño)[1]
Lolliguncula brevis (Atlantic brief squid)[1]
Syacium papillosum (Dusky flounder)[1]
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)[1]
Xiphopenaeus kroyeri (seabob)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)1
Atlantoraja platana (Ray)1
Caranx ruber (Bar jack)1
Carcharhinus plumbeus (Thickskin shark)1
Cynoscion guatucupa (Stripped weakfish)1
Cynoscion nothus (Silver weakfish)1
Epinephelus striatus (White grouper)1
Harpadon nehereus (Bombay duck)1
Istiophorus platypterus (Atlantic sailfish)1
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)1
Lutjanus synagris (Walliacke)1
Macrodon ancylodon (Yellow mouth salmon)2
Menticirrhus americanus (Woundhead)1
Mycteroperca microlepis (Velvet rockfish)1
Paralichthys dentatus (fluke)1
Pseudobatos percellens (fiddlefish)3
Pterengraulis atherinoides (Wingfin anchovy)1
Scomberomorus sierra (Mexican sierra)1
Selene peruviana (Jack)1
Sphyraena barracuda (Striped seapike)1
Sphyrna tiburo (Shovelhead)1
Synodus foetens (Soapfish)2
Terapon jarbua (Tiger-perch)1
Thunnus atlanticus (Deep-bodied tunny)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)1
Zapteryx brevirostris (Lesser guitarfish)1
Zeus faber (European john dory)1

Distribution

Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Brazil; Caribbean Sea; Colombia; Curaçao Island; East Brazil Shelf; French Guiana; Guyana; North Brazil Shelf; Panama; South Brazil Shelf; Suriname; Thailand; Trinidad and Tobago; Uruguay; Venezuela; Western Atlantic: Panama to southern Brazil and Uruguay (Ref. 58839).;

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1Feeding of the Brazilian sharpnose shark Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Müller & Henle, 1839) from southern Brazil, By H. Bornatowski, M. R. Heithaus, V. Abilhoa and M. F. M. Corrêa, J. Appl. Ichthyol. (2012), 1–5
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