- Black or dusky blotch on snout tip
- Back is pale olive-gray, fading to a whitish belly
- First dorsal fin starts immediately behind the pectoral fin
- Second dorsal fin starts before middle of anal fin
- No interdorsal ridge
Similar Species: Atlantic sharpnose shark, R. terraenovae (lacks dark snout tip)
Size: Up to 5 feet
Coastal waters. Common in bays and lagoons.
Feed mostly on small fishes and invertebrates.