Whitetip reef shark

The whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus, is a species of requiem shark, family Carcharhinidae, and the only member of its genus.

Overview - The whitetip reef shark does indeed have white tips on its dorsal and caudal fins, giving the fins a sort of matchstick appearance because the white contrasts with their tough, dark gray skin. More

Photo of a whitetip reef shark, a slender gray fish with a short head and white tips on its dorsal and caudal fins, resting inside a coral cave Conservation status Near Threatened (IUCN 2. More

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population of whitetip reef sharks, Triaenodon obesus, at the North Horn of Osprey Reef has been conducted since 1995. Individuals within the population have been identified, tagged and measured. More

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Range & Habitat More

Whitetip Reef Sharks (Triaenodon obesus), hunting at night. Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Pacific Ocean. Whitetip Reef Sharks feeding at night photo (Triaenodon obesus) nd102. Whitetip Reef Shark White tip Reef Shark underwater stock photography. Galapagos Islands nf131. More

WHITETIP REEF SHARK - Triaenodon obesus Photograph copyrighted by Andy Murch all rights reserved. More

View all available Whitetip Reef Shark Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Whitetip reef shark, Whitetip shark. Latin Name: Triaenodon obesus Family: Carcharhinidae Identification: Slender body. More

Whitetip Reef Shark, Triaenodon obesus Size: Max. 210cm. Mature females 110-160cm, mature males 100-170cm. Appearance: Broad, flattened snout with short labial furrows. Both pectoral and dorsal fins pointed. Coloration grey to brown above, white underbelly. More

The whitetip reef shark has a wide range in the Pacific Ocean, including South Africa and the Red Sea to Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Indonesia, Viet Nam, Taiwan, Riu Kiu Islands, Philippines, Australia and New Guinea. More

The whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus, is a requiem shark of the family Carcharhinidae, the only member of the genus Triaenodon. More

The Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) has a widespread distribution in tropical and subtropical Indian and Pacific Oceans. More

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During the day, whitetip reef sharks spend much of their time resting inside caves. Unlike other requiem sharks, which rely on ram ventilation and must constantly swim to breathe, this shark can pump water over its gills and lie still on the bottom. More

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Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) Order: Carcharhiniformes Family: Carcharhinidae Genus - Triaenodon Species - obesus Taxonomy: R More

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Whitetip Reef Shark Project Contact Information = Email address: - whitetip@hawaii. More

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Carcharhinidae
Genus : Triaenodon
Species : Triaenodon obesus
Authority : R