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species

White Tip Reef Shark
Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Carcharhiniformes - ground sharks »  family Carcharhinidae - requiem sharks »  genus Triaenodon

Scientific synonyms

Carcharias obesus Rüppell, 1837
Trianodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)
Leptocharias obesus (Rüppell, 1837)
Triaenodon apicalis Whitley, 1939

Other names

= Blunt-head Shark
= Blunthead Shark
= Light-tip Shark
= Reef Whitetip
= Reef Whitetip Shark
= White-tip Reef Shark
= White-tip Shark
= Whitetip Reef Shark

Near Threatened

Images

Triaenodon obesus - White Tip Reef Shark

Author: Michal Maňas

Triaenodon obesus - White Tip Reef Shark

Author: David Burdick

skull

Triaenodon obesus - White Tip Reef Shark

Author: Pavel Zuber

Triaenodon obesus - White Tip Reef Shark

Author: Pavel Zuber

Triaenodon obesus - White Tip Reef Shark

Author: Pavel Zuber
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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [907]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/28538]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [39384]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4607a949-73be-46cd-81e6-f4b72178edc9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Triaenodon obesus]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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