Northern river shark

Northern river sharks are likely piscivorous.

The Northern river shark lives in the pelagic-oceanic, brackish, marine, depth range - 11 m environment.

Northern River Shark (Glyphis sp. More

New Guinea or Northern river shark (Glyphis sp. nov. C) 6. Speartooth shark (G. glyphis ) River sharks seem to only be found in fresh or slightly brackish water. More

Freshwater Whipray and the Northern River Shark, both which grow to over two metres in length DNA Fingerprinting Separates Species Dr White said analysis of DNA sequences was one technique used to separate closely related species. More

The northern river shark has been added to a list of threatened species in the Northern Territory. Researchers believe the sharks are being caught by mistake and are calling for commercial shark and crab fishers to take more notice. More

The northern river shark has been found from the Kimberley to the Gulf of Carpentaria and offshore towards southern New Guinea. More

PublicationsThe northern river shark (Glyphis sp. C) in Western Australia cover page Before you download - Most publications are downloadable as PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. More

Common names

Northern river shark in English

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Carcharhinidae
Genus : Glyphis
Species : Glyphis garricki
Authority : Compagno, White & Last, 2008