Carcharhinus melanopterus

Carcharhinus melanopterus

Blacktip reef shark

Distribution: from the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and Eastern Africa to Southern Japan, Hawaii, the Tuamotu Islands and Australia. Very common and easy to spot while snorkeling French Polynesia and the Maldives.

Spots where Carcharhinus melanopterus has been spotted by snorkelers

Carcharhinus melanopterus snorkeling pictures

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