Nebrius ferrugineus, giant sleepy shark, Giant Sleepy -shark, Madame X, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Nebrius ferrugineus, giant sleepy shark, Giant Sleepy -shark, Madame X, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Nebrius ferrugineus

Nebrius ferrugineus Description

A large, bulky nurse shark with a small mouth and with angular fins. Caudal fin shorter, much less than half the length of body. No ridges on side of the body. Pectoral fins falcate. Spiracles much smaller than eye. Max length: 320 cm TL. Brown dorsally,

Nebrius ferrugineus Common Names

  • giant sleepy shark, Giant Sleepy -shark, Madame X

Nebrius ferrugineus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Nebrius ferrugineus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Nebrius ferrugineus species belongs to.

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Nebrius ferrugineus, marine species closely related

Nebrius ferrugineus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Nebrius ferrugineus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Nebrius ferrugineus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Nebrius ferrugineus are marked in green.

Nebrius ferrugineus, geographic distribution

Where is Nebrius ferrugineus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Nebrius ferrugineus can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Malaysia Perhentian Islands Tokong Laut

    Nebrius ferrugineus, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Nebrius ferrugineus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Nebrius ferrugineus.