Similar Fish: other carcharhinids.
Where found: INSHORE species, even found in surf; also common in bays and estuaries; adults occur OFFSHORE.
Size: small species, 2 to 4 feet.
*Florida Record: n/a
Remarks: mature adults between 2 and 2.75 feet long; 4-7 newborns range from 9 to 14 inches in length; adults feed on small fish and crustaceans.