School Shark Galeorhinus galeus
Size: These sharks may reach 175cm in Australian waters.
Characteristics: A slender, long-nosed houndshark with large, horizontally oval eyes and an arched mouth. The teeth are bladelike in both jaws and the second dorsal fin is much smaller than the first, similar to the anal fin.
Confusing species: May be confused with other houndshark species e.g. gummy shark but this species has white spots on the body.