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Fox shark

Also known as fox glasses, big eye, tailless and tailed. He lives in the world's tropical oceans at great depths. Its length varies between 3 and 4 m. But have come to find 5 m. its weight can reach 160 kg . Although there has been up to 360 kg.

It is a shark that can be easily distinguished by their large eyes adapted for vision at great depths and its great tail, which can measure a third of his body.

Dark brown on the dorsal side and creamy white in the centre, the adult has a similar coloration, with a grayish dorsal.

It feeds on herring, sardines, etc… Uses his long tail to hunt, use it as a whip, making rocking movements against fish stocks, thus ensuring food.

They are highly prized for their fin, so they are considered a vulnerable species by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). It is also a shark using against staining, i.e. using the colour of its body for camouflage in the open sea.


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