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Whitetip Reef Shark

Image Title: Whitetip Reef Shark
Genus species: Triaenodon obesus
Serial Number: 005443
Caption: A whitetip reef shark rests on the bottom. Whitetips are one of the species of sharks capable of pumping water over their gills without having to swim forward.
Key Words: shark, sharks, diving, hunter, hunting, predator, predation
Destination: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Location: Alcyone
Category: Underwater - Tropical Ocean
Subcategory: Fish
Original Format: Digital (b)