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Blacktip Shark

Blacktip Shark -
Common Name: BlacktipShark
Other Names: Blackfin Shark
Scientific Name: Carcharhinus Limbatus

Habitat: Found in tropical and temperate waters, live close to the surface of the ocean.

Distribution: Western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, including Pacific Ocean

Bait: Can be caught on live or dead bait. Feeds on mullet, bottom dwelling fish and squid.

Fishing Strategy: As soon as this shark is hooked it will take the line and run at high speed. It has been recorded that the Blacktip shark will leap into the air when hooked.


  • 4 - 4.5 metre beach rod
  • Heavy tackle is needed
  • Steel trace
  • Large hook of 10/0 or 12/0

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