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Borneo River Shark
Borneo-river-shark
Information
Range Borneo, they can travel up to the Java Sea. They are known to get into the Malay Peninsula and Brunei.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Glyphis
Species G. fowlerae
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

The Borneo river shark, (Glyphis fowlerae), is a shark of the family Carcharhinidae. Its length is up to 78 centimetres (31 in). Reproduction is presumed to be viviparous. It is known to be one of the most common river sharks, along with bull sharks, speartooth sharks, irrawaddy river sharks and northern river sharks. They all can travel in both saltwater and freshwatwater.

Range

They are known to inhabit rivers in Borneo. Despite the word Borneo, they can travel up to the Java Sea. They are known to get into the Malay Peninsula and Brunei.

Diet

They mostly feed on small, bony fishes such as sardines and tuna. But they can eat small sharks such as dogfish and cookiecutter sharks.

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