Flake, greyboy, greyshark, hundshai, school shark, snapper shark, soupfin shark, vitamin shark.
Tope has a slender body, a prominent, long, pointed snout, long pectoral fins, and a large and strong tail fin with a large lower blade.
Tope are found in all oceans. In the eastern Pacific they are found from British Columbia to southern Baja California, Mexico, including the Gulf of California, and Peru and Chile.
Tope usually weighs between 20 and 40 pounds, but can grow to 75 pounds and exceed 5 feet in length. Can live up to 55 years.
Life history and Behavior
Food and feeding habits
|Conservation status||Critically Endangered|
|Life span, years||No information|
|Maximum body weight, kg||No information|
|Maximum length, cm||200|
|Sailing speed, m/s||No information|
|Threat to people||Edible|
|Way of eating||Predator|