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Triaenodon obesus
Triaenodon obesus
Whitetip Reef Shark
Photographer: Dong Lin
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1348 3162 2867 0127 (2003-07-01)

Copyright © 2003 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1996
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   San Francisco, CA
  • animal's place of origin   not provided
  • notes   California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Tropical Reef Sharks
  • CalAcademy slide #   400cx13b_0057
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Whitetip Reef Shark (FishBase, ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Joseph W. Dougherty    Nov 10, 2003

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Triaenodon obesus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "white tip reef shark

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