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Blacktip Reef Shark

posted on May 06, 2016| tags: shark marine life ocean sea wildlife animal sharks animals

Blacktip Reef Shark is the most common among all reef sharks. It is the most abundant apex predetor in the reef ecosystems.So, it has a crucial roll in maintaining the delicate balance of the system.

Blacktip Reefshark

Here are some quick information about it:

Scientific Name: Carcharhinus melanopterus

Shark Type: Requiem shark

Habitate: Tropcal Coral Reefs

Feeding Type: Carnivore

Average Length: 5 ft

The Blacktop Shark eats fishes, shrimps, crabs etc for food. They prefer to live in the shallow water. The shark usually try to avoid humans.

Baby Blacktip Shark