Whitetip weasel shark

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The whitetip weasel shark (Paragaleus leucolomatus) is a weasel shark of the family Hemigaleidae. Only one specimen, caught off Kosi Bay, South Africa, has been caught.[2] That specimen was 96 cm long. In 2020, a fuzzy image believed to be this shark was obtained on the show Extinct or Alive.[3][4]

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Whitetip weasel shark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Hemigaleidae
Genus: Paragaleus
P. leucolomatus
Binomial name
Paragaleus leucolomatus
Compagno & Smale, 1985

The reproduction of this shark is viviparous.[4]