Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Dusky shark Carcharhinus obscurus

Classification

Carcharhinus [genus] (9)
obscurus [species]

Classification

Carcharhinus [genus] (9)
obscurus [species]

Presence

Presence status To be expected (3c)
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 in this area.

Publication

    MacRae, D.M. & De Meyer, K. 2020. Dutch Caribbean conservation species list. Using management effectiveness to strengthen species conservation in the Caribbean.