This is a general hint!
Carcharhinus perezii has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Carcharhinus perezii in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Carcharhinus perezii. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
Special thanks for the foto to Borut Furlan from Slovenia.
IUCN Red List status: Near Threatened
Western Atlantic: Florida, USA to southern Brazil, including the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Antilles.
Found on continental and insular shelves, often near drop-offs on the outer edges of reefs. May rest on the bottom.
Usually found in reefs, at less than 30 m deep. Feed on bony fishes, including bigeyes (Priacanthidae).
Viviparous. Size at birth below 73 cm.
A dangerous species implicated in an abortive attack on divers in the Caribbean.