It is one of the most common sharks and although the sizes near the three meters are little, is the favourite by most of the fishermen due to the indefatigable resistance that offers to the capture, speed, force and notables changes of directions. On the other hand it inhabits the brief waters and he is frequent that fish it from the coast.
It is of fusiform body and something robust. With the tapered head and a moderately long snout. It has two dorsal fins, first speckled of black color, forms triangular and something inclined backwards, is located in half of the body and with the edge previous being born to the same height of the pectoral fins.
The second ridge is much more small and it is located near the birth of the volume. The volume is noticeably asymmetric, with much more great the superior lobe that the inferior one. Great the circular eyes are something. Their superior teeth very are sawed. The fishing afloat or to average water, being used like ideal bait a smooth one sectioned and had in the part the head. Also it is used calamary and heads of other fish (pescadillas, mere, sea breams). Some captures with artificial decoys have become to which apparently it responds well.