Lost shark

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The lost shark (Carcharhinus obsolerus), previously known as the false smalltail shark, is a possibly extinct species of requiem shark (family Carcharhinidae). It is known only from the Western Central Pacific Ocean, in the southern South China Sea.

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Lost shark
Critically endangered, possibly extinct  (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharhinus
C. obsolerus
Binomial name
Carcharhinus obsolerus
White, Kyne, & Harris, 2019