Species Details

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Blacktip Reef Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Carcharhinus melanopterus
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Blackfin Reef Shark,Blackfinned Shark
Habitat : Coral reefs,brackish water
Description : Blacktip Reef Shark is a small to medium sized shark.The shark has a moderately stout body.Snout is very short and bluntly rounded.Upper side light-brown or bluish-grey in colour.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Cada, Robbie N. - Former FB staff ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se