Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • French
    • Requin-corail
  • Scientific Names
    • Triaenodon obesus
  • English
    • Whitetip Reef Shark
    • White-tip reef shark
  • Spanish
    • cazón coralero trompacorta
  • Japanese
    • ネムリブカ

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Recent observations

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

July 30, 2015 03:22 PM AEST

Description

Ningaloo Marine Park

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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stonius

Date

April 10, 2016 03:00 PM AWST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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stonius

Date

April 7, 2016 03:00 PM AWST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

richardling

Date

August 9, 2005 02:35 PM AEST

Description

Reading the RFID tag of a Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus)

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

richardling

Date

August 17, 2004 12:06 PM AEST

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Description

Whitetip Reef Sharks (Triaenodon obesus)

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

davidr

Date

January 7, 2017 08:39 AM HST

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

eschlogl

Date

November 25, 1998

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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eschlogl

Date

November 14, 2006

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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ralfmagee

Date

July 23, 2015

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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ralfmagee

Date

July 22, 2015

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

sascha_schulz

Date

February 13, 2004

Description

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Description from Wikipedia

The whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) is a species of requiem shark, family Carcharhinidae, and the only member of its genus. A small shark usually not exceeding 1.6 m (5.2 ft) in length, this species is easily recognizable by its slender body and short but broad head, as well as tubular skin flaps beside the nostrils, oval eyes with vertical pupils, and white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins. One of the most common sharks found on Indo-Pacific coral reefs,...

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