One of the shark species observed during the diving and tagging expeditions to Cocos Island is the GALAPAGOS SHARK . Here we include the main characteristics of this species:

 

          MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GALAPAGOS SHARK

Scientific nameCarcharhinus galapagensis
Common nameGalapagos Shark
Size & weight3.7 mts./85.5 kg
HabitatOpen waters, oceanic
DietBotton dwelling rays, bony fishes, crustacean and octopuses
Distribution rangeCircumtropical, ususlly around oceanic islands
RelativesBull, Tiger, Blue and Oceanic White Tip Sharks

IUCN status

Near Threatened

 INFORMATION SOURCE

https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animal-guide/fishes/galapagos-shark

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Galapagos