Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37018014

Species Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950)

Australian Blacktip Shark, Blacktip Shark, Blacktip Whaler, Tilston's Whaler Shark, Whitley's Blacktip Shark


Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Thevenard Island, WA to Rockhampton, QLD; tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, pelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

To 150 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Aug-2012 16-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)