The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is a species of requiem
shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, easily identified by the prominent black tips
The Blacktip Reef shark is named for the characteristic black tips on its dorsal
and caudal fins. It has a short, round snout and angled, saw-like teeth. Its white ...
Blacktip reef sharks are easy to spot - the black tip on each fin gives them away.
Like other reef sharks, they're named for their habit of hanging out in coral reefs ...
Blacktip reef sharks patrol their territories in coral lagoons and around the edges
of reefs. They often swim in water shallow enough that their triangular, ...
On flood tide swarms of blacktip reef sharks move over shallow reef flats. They
are often seen swimming in calf-deep water with the tips of their dorsal fins ...
Find out what's known about Blacktip Reef Sharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus,
Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, including their world range
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The Blacktip Reef Shark is one of the most common sharks found in shallow
water, sometimes as shallow as 30 centimetres, around coral reefs of Indo-Pacific
The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is a very common reef
shark, about 6 feet (1.6 m) long. It has distinctive black markings at the ends of its
Although the blacktip reef sharks are caught for food, its greatest value currently
is in reef and dive tourism. Because of its territorial nature, this timid shark is ...