Pelagic thresher (Alopias pelagicus)

Also known as: thresher shark, Whiptail shark
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderLamniformes
FamilyAlopiidae
GenusAlopias (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the pelagic thresher is currently being written and researched and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org