requiem shark

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In the Atlantic Ocean, species such as the porbeagle (Lamna nasus), shortfin mako, piked dogfish, smooth hounds (Mustelus species), and requiem sharks (family Carcharhinidae) are heavily exploited and their stocks have dramatically declined.
I enter the Brooklyn Museum of Art to confront another tiger shark, this the most harrowing of all the requiem sharks I have encountered in a weeklong period.
Two species of requiem sharks (family Carcharhinidae), Carcharhinus brachyurus and Prionace glauca, are also common in coastal waters but are prohibited as target species in northern New Zealand.