Requiem Sharks, Blacktip Shark, Black-tipped Reef Shark, Reef Blacktip Shark, Black-fin Reef Shark, Black-finned Shark, Black Tips Nilow.
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Also known as Requiem Sharks, Blacktip Shark, Black-tipped Reef Shark, Reef Blacktip Shark, Black-fin Reef Shark, Black-finned Shark and Black Tips Nilow.
Found singly or in groups in coastal lagoons, harbours and outer slopes in shallow waters.
The juveniles corral tiny fish to eat.
They feed on fish, crustaceans and octopus.
Length - 1.8cm
Depth - 0-20m
Not considered dangerous.
However Requiem Sharks have some of the most potentially dangerous sharks in their family and are responsible for over half of shark attacks. They can also be difficult to identify!
Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Blacktip Reef Shark. Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!
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