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Silvertip Shark

Carcharhinus albimarginatus


Snout moderately long and broadly rounded. Grey being darker on back and shading to white ventrally. White tips on margins on first dorsal , caudal and pectoral fins.


Common on outer reefs with at least 18m depth.


Found on the outer reef, this individual was small and curious but there was a large Silvertip that was staying deep and away from us.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 11, 2011
Submitted on Mar 11, 2012

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