Requiem Sharks

© Johan Boshoff

Igama leentsapho eziqhelekileyo

i-Requiem sharks

Abanye kwintsapho

Inkomfa emnyama, i-shark eBlue, iTiger shark, I-tip-white-tip, i-White-tip reef shark kunye ne-Bull shark

Igama lezesayensi

Carcharhinidae

Ubukhulu

Ukufika ku-5m

Ukukhangeleka

I-Tiger shark (iGaleocerdo cuvier): Umzimba ophezulu we-gray ophethe 'u-tiger-like'
imivimbo. Ukufikelela kuma-5m ubude, umyinge we-3m.

I-shark ye-Black-tip (i-Carcharhinus limbatus): Umtsalane ubonisiweyo. Iingcebiso ezimnyama
ukuguqulwa, iipectoral, iifl Ukufikelela ku-2,8m ubude,u-1,5m.

I-shark eluhlaza okwesibhakabhaka (Prionace glauca): Umzimba omdala, uguqulwa nganye ekupheleni. Iifomalal fins ezide kakhulu.

Phezulu komzimba obumnyama obomvu. Iphulo le-pectoral kunye ne-anal fins limnyama. Ukufikelela ku-1,5m we-1,5m.

Bull shark (iCarcharhinus leucas): Ikwabizwa ngokuba yiZambezi shark. Umzimba umfutshane, ojikelezayo. I-Dorsal fin iyabanzi kwaye iboniswe. Iqumrhu li-brown-grey phezulu. Ukunyamezela kwamanzi.

I-oceanic white-tip shark (iCarcharhinus longimanus): Iphiko elide elifana neepectoral kunye neengqungquthela zokugqithisa. Ukuqala ukuguqa, i-pectoral kunye ne-caudal ephantsi ineengcebiso ezimhlophe. I-Brownish grey emva.

I-White-tip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus): I-Slender, umzimba omfutshane, umfutshane, onqabileyo. Ingwevu phezulu. Iindawo eziluhlaza ezimnyama. Esichengeni kunye ne dorsal kunye ne-lobe ephezulu iluhlaza.

Inkcukacha jikelele

Intsapho iqulethe iigrafu eziyi-12 kunye neentlobo eziyi-50. Amazinyo anjenge-blade with a cusp. Ientlanzi zineentlanu ezinama-gill. Unomkhweli wekhenyu (lwesithathu ijwabu leso ukukhusela iliso). Ulinganisa u-900kg. Yaziwa ngokuba kuhlaselwa ngabantu. I-Viviparous, intsha izalwe ngokupheleleyo. Amaqabane amanyathelo ngamnye kwiminyaka emithathu.10 ukuya kwi-100 pup zizalwa ngokuxhomekeka kwiintlobo.

Ukutya

Ukutya kwiintlanzi, izilwanyana, iintaka, iintlanzi ezincinci, i-squid, ii-turtles kunye namahlengethwa.

Ukufumaneka

Ukwabiwa ngokubanzi kuwo onke amanxweme aseTropiki ehlabathini.

Iindidi eziqhelekileyo

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)