Creature Feature: Blacktip Reef Shark

The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is one of the most common sharks in the nearshore waters of the tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific. This shark is pale grayish-brown on the dorsal side and white on the ventral side. All its fins have black tips highlighted by lighter-colored borders. Younger sharks usually stay on shallow, sandy... Continue Reading →

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