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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae Requiem sharks

Genus: Glyphis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glyphis fowlerae Borneo river shark Asia 77.8 TL 2010
Glyphis gangeticus Ganges shark Indo-West Pacific 204 TL 1839
Glyphis garricki Northern river shark Indo-West Pacific 251 TL 2008
Glyphis glyphis Speartooth shark Western Pacific 175 TL 1839
Glyphis siamensis Irrawaddy river shark Eastern Indian Ocean 1896



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