Carcharhinus falciformis in Sri Lanka
Point map (Carcharhinus falciformis) | Occurrence records | Field guide | Gazetteer | Country Species Summary
Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance commercial Ref. FAO, 1992
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.
Comments

Annual shark production of the country is 8,000-9,000 (6% of total fish output), where over half of the catch is of silky shark, now targeted by oceanic tuna fisheries (because shark meat is more profitable than tuna) (IUCN Shark Specialist Group, Nov. 1998).

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States/Provinces Complete? No
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ce.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
Modified by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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