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more information about Thresher Sharks
Thresher sharks are Lamniformes (or mackerel sharks) whose tail fin has a greatly elongated upper lobe.
They are very strong swimmers who can vault completely out of the water.
THRESHER SHARK CLASSIFICATION
Kingdom Animalia (animals)
SubPhylum Vertebrata (vertebrates)
Class Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish)
Subclass Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays)