The pelagic thresher (Alopias pelagicus) is a species of thresher shark. This group of sharks is characterized by the greatly elongated upper lobes of their caudal fins. The pelagic thresher occurs in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, usually far from shore, but occasionally entering coastal habitats.
- Photo is measured in inches for visual size reference
- Width 17.4cm (6.9in)
- Height 13.7cm (5.4in)