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I thought at first it was an Atlantic Sharpnose, but I'm not so sure. Didn't get a good look at it's teeth either. No spots or markings on the body that I noticed. What do you guys think?

 

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I might go with the Atlantic Sharpnose, but it just looked too fat for one. And I think a Sand Shark is a different species all together, very recognizable teeth usually.
 

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Blacknose Shark, Carcharhinus acronotus. They are generally just sandy brown with almost zero markings other than a dusky-colored smudge under the snout. You can actually see it a little in the pic.

There actually isn't a species of shark with the common name "sand shark". On the East coast, Sand Tigers are often called that, but there is no mistaking a Sand Tiger.
 

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I didn't notice the markings, but I was just pretty stoked to catch my first shark. Caught from Mexico Beach, on a 3x4" chunk of fresh mullet.
 

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I'm pretty certain it's a Spinner. Did a little more research on it and that's my best guess.
 

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Adult Spinners have black tips. This one was barely 3'. It didn't have a dark enough spot on its snout to call it a Blacknose. Who knows though? I'll take better pics next time.
 
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