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

Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Triaenodon obesus
  • English
    • Whitetip Reef Shark
    • White-tip reef shark
  • Spanish
    • cazón coralero trompacorta

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Recent observations

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 9, 2012 10:15 AM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 8, 2012 04:00 PM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 8, 2012 01:30 PM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 8, 2012 10:15 AM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 7, 2012 07:30 PM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 8, 2012 07:15 AM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 7, 2012 04:00 PM EST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 7, 2012 01:15 PM GMT

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White-tip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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maractwin

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May 24, 2014 03:54 AM EDT

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Square

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White-tip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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maractwin

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May 24, 2014 03:39 AM EDT

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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maractwin

Date

May 24, 2014 03:26 AM EDT

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 5, 2012 01:45 PM EST

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Small Juvenile.

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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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