Average Size – 5 to 7ft
Porbeagle Sharks have a long-pointed snout, a stout midsection, and a narrow base of the tail. They are grey above with a white underside. Its most distinctive feature is its three-cupped teeth, and the white blotch at the base of its first dorsal fin.
Found in the cold and temperate waters of the North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere.
Wide variety of bony fish, and Cephalopods. Occasionally they also eat Molluscs, Crustaceans, Echinoderms, and other Invertebrates.
Some believe the name Porbeagle is a combination of Porpoise and Beagle due to their dog-like nature. They are very active, muscular, and participate in long seasonal migrations as well as tend to travel in groups.
They are classified as vulnerable due to their popularity for sport and commercial fishing as well as their low reproductive rates.