oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)
Author David Starr Jordan (1851–1931), Barton Warren Evermann (1853–1932) ￼ ￼ ￼
English: Carcharias insularum Snyder
Subject: Sharks, Carcharias
English: Jordan, David Starr; Evermann, Barton Warren (1905) Shore Fishes of the Hawaiian Islands, With a General Account of the Fish Fauna, Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, vol. 23 for 1903, part I, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office
The oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), also known as Brown Milbert's sand bar shark, brown shark, nigano shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler, and silvertip shark, is a large pelagic requiem shark inhabiting tropical and warm temperate seas. Its stocky body is most notable for its long, white-tipped, rounded fins.