Prionace glauca, blue dog, blue shark, Blue whaler, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Prionace glauca, blue dog, blue shark, Blue whaler, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Prionace glauca

Prionace glauca Description

A slim, graceful blue shark with a long, conical snout and large eyes. Pectorals long and narrow. No inter-dorsal ridge. Max length: 400 cm TL. Dark blue dorsally, bright blue on the sides, white ventrally. Tips of pectoral fins and anal fin dusky.

Prionace glauca Common Names

  • blue dog, blue shark, Blue whaler

Prionace glauca Taxonomic Structure

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

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Prionace glauca, marine species closely related

Prionace glauca, distinctive physical characteristics

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

Prionace glauca, geographic distribution

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

Prionace glauca, underwater photographers

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