Requiem Sharks

© Johan Boshoff

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Requiem sharks

Tinwana endyangwini

Black-tip, blue shark, tiger shark, Oceanic white-tip, white-tip reef shark na Bull shark

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Carcharhinidae

Size

Ku fika eka 5 m.

Nhlamuselo

The tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) yi lehe 3m hi ntolovelo kamba yaswikota kuleha kuya fika ekava 5m. Yina muhlovo wa mpunwa naswona laha henhla ka miri wayona kuna milayeni yo dzwihala kufana naya yingwe.

The black-tip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) yi lehe kufika eka 1.5m hintolovelo kambe yinga hundza kufika ekava 2.8m.Yina xikandza xo tontswa xikanwe na ti gills to leha leti pfulekeke. Tifins ta yona hinkwato laha kunga dorsal, pectoral, pelvic na caudal tina makumu yantima.

The blue shark (Prionace glauca) yi lehe 1.5m hintolovelo kambe yinga fika eka 4.5m. Miri wa yona, i wa wasi wodzwihala laha henhla, ku leha kutlhela kulala ema hetekelweni. Emakumu ka ti pectoral nati anal fins i ka ntima.

Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas): Kumbe Zambezi shark. SMiri wa kahle wo koma lowungana nhompfu na nomo swa xirhendzevutani. Dorsal fin ta yona ti anamile titontswa. Miri uwa buraweni kuya eka mpunwa laha henhla. Yitolovele mati yo tenga.

Oceanic white-tip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus): Yiva na ti pectoral nati dorsal fins letingana xivumbeko xa tipiku. Ti dorsal, pectoral nati caudal fins tale hansi tina muhlovo wobasa lemakumu. Nhlana wuva wa muhlovo wa buraweni kuya eka mpunwa.

White-tip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus): Yilarile yiva na miri wokoma swinene kambe laha ka nomo na nhompfu aku tontswanga. Laha henhla kayona kuva ka buraweni kuya eka mpunwa. Yiva na swicoticoti swa mpunwa. E makumu nale mahlweni ka ti dorsal nale henhla kati caudal lobe iko basa.

Vuxokoxoko

Yi tika kuya fikela eka 900kg. Yitiveka hikuva yihlasela swinene vanhu. Letintsongo titswariwa tikule tihelela. Leya yaxisati yiya emasangwini endzhaku ka malembe ya 3 yanwana na yanwana. Yitswala vana vo suka eka 10 kuya eka 100 eka tinxaka ta yona.

Swakudya

Yidya tinhlampfi,seals, swinyenyani, ti sharks letintsongo, squid, turtles nati dolphins.

Kuhangalaka

Yihangalakile swinene na malwandle yo hambana hambana ya misava hinkwayo.

Common species

Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)
Black-tip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)
Blue shark (Prionace glauca)
Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas)
Oceanic white-tip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)
White-tip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)