Carcharhinus melanopterus, Black fin reef shark, Black finned shark, Black tip reef shark, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Carcharhinus melanopterus, Black fin reef shark, Black finned shark, Black tip reef shark, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Carcharhinus melanopterus

Carcharhinus melanopterus Description

A small shark with a short, bluntly rounded snout and oval eyes. 2nd dorsal fin large. No inter-dorsal ridge. Max length: 200 cm TL. Yellow-brown above, white below. All fins conspicuous with black or dark brown tips also anterior and posterior dark edgi

Carcharhinus melanopterus Common Names

  • Black fin reef shark, Black finned shark, Black tip reef shark

Carcharhinus melanopterus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Carcharhinus melanopterus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Carcharhinus melanopterus species belongs to.

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Carcharhinus melanopterus, marine species closely related

Carcharhinus melanopterus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Carcharhinus melanopterus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Carcharhinus melanopterus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Carcharhinus melanopterus are marked in green.

Carcharhinus melanopterus, geographic distribution

Where is Carcharhinus melanopterus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Carcharhinus melanopterus can be found.

Carcharhinus melanopterus, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Carcharhinus melanopterus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Carcharhinus melanopterus.