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

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

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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July 12, 2015 03:42 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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July 11, 2015 03:41 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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July 4, 2015 03:33 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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June 27, 2015 03:03 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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June 20, 2015 03:09 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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June 14, 2015 03:14 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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June 13, 2015 05:55 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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June 7, 2015 12:57 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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May 30, 2015 09:22 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

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May 16, 2015 05:30 AM HST

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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sudachi

Date

May 8, 2015 02:58 PM JST

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Description

Whitetip reef shark
Triaenodon obesus
ネムリブカ

Golden trevally
Gnathadon speciosus
コガネシマアジ

Blue Corner, Palau
ブルーコーナー、パラオ

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Whitetip Reef Shark Triaenodon obesus

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davidr

Date

May 3, 2015 02:53 AM HST

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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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