The spinner shark Carcharhinus brevipinna is known to form schools and often makes vertical spinning leaps through schools of fish and out of the water.
9.1 feet (2.8 meters) for females and 7.3 feet (2.3 m) for males.
Inhabit continental and insular shelves from close inshore to offshore in the Western Atlantic from North Carolina to the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas. Spinner sharks are occasionally found in southern Virginia waters.
Pelagic bony fishes, small sharks, cuttlefish, squids, and octopi.
Depths of 0-300 feet (0-100 meters).