Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Silky Shark Carcharhinus falciformis

Classification

Carcharhinus [genus] (9)
falciformis [species]

Classification

Carcharhinus [genus] (9)
falciformis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Saba Bank
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba Bank
  • Notes on presence status Marine species are considered ubiquitous around the Dutch Caribbean by Macrae et al (2021), but this species has not been recorded yet on Aruba, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten and Saba.

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