Rather heavily built, the bignose shark has a long, broad, and blunt snout with the nostrils preceded by well-developed, triangular flaps of skin. While large enough to perhaps be dangerous, the bignose shark seldom comes into contact with humans due to its preference for deep water.
- Photo is measured in inches for visual size reference
- Width 27.4cm (10.8in)
- Height 17.5cm (6.9in)