Carcharhinus falciformis in Mexico
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance commercial Ref. Anonymous, 1994
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations no regulations Ref. Anonymous, 1994
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Occurs in the southern Baja California (Ref. 9997). Recorded from Lagunas Ojo de Liebre-Guerrero Negro (Ref. 96339). Of secondary importance to the Mexican shark fisheries; a very common catch in Veracruz (mostly juveniles) and Yucatan (mostly juveniles and adults); commonly caught in Tamaulipas and Quintana Roo (mostly juveniles); rarely caught in Campeche; probably caught in Tabasco (Ref. 13186). Marketed as fresh fillet or salt-dried; also for its liver oil, skin and fins (Ref. 26550). Also Ref. 244, 9997.

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Froese, Rainer
Modified by Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei
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