Alopiidae - Thresher Sharks

Worldwide there are three species in the family; all are known from Australian waters.

Thresher Shark, Alopias vulpinus

Thresher Shark, Alopias vulpinus
Photographer: Stuart Humphreys © Australian Museum

Alopias pelagicus Pelagic Thresher
Alopias vulpinus Thresher Shark


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