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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae Requiem sharks

Genus: Glyphis

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 77.8 cm TL

 
Glyphis fowlerae
[Borneo river shark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 204 cm TL
Glyphis gangeticus (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Photo by FAO
 
Glyphis gangeticus
[Ganges shark]
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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 251 cm TL

 
Glyphis garricki
[Northern river shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Glyphis glyphis (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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Glyphis glyphis
[Speartooth shark]

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha

Eastern Indian Ocean

Glyphis siamensis (Steindachner, 1896)

Photo by Krajangdara, T. & M. Sumontha
 
Glyphis siamensis
[Irrawaddy river shark]
5 Species of Family Carcharhinidae with Genus Glyphis
(Requiem sharks)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2010 Glyphis fowlerae Borneo river shark Asia 77.8 TL
1839 Glyphis gangeticus Ganges shark Indo-West Pacific 204 TL
2008 Glyphis garricki Northern river shark Indo-West Pacific 251 TL
1839 Glyphis glyphis Speartooth shark Western Pacific 175 TL
1896 Glyphis siamensis Irrawaddy river shark Eastern Indian Ocean



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