Silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus)
The silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus) is a large species of requiem shark, with a fragmented distribution throughout the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans. This species is often encountered around offshore islands and coral reefs, and has been known to dive to a depth of 800 m. The silvertip shark can be easily identified by the prominent white margins on its fins. It attains a maximum length of 3 m.
An aggressive, powerful apex predator, the silvertip shark feeds on a...more »
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