Caribbean reef shark


The most common shark in the Caribbean in the Caribbean reef shark. The Caribbean reef shark has a stream- lined body with a large dorsal fin. It also is grey on top of its body and white under body. You can distinguish the caribbean reef shark by the rounded snout and a ridge running by the first dorsal fin. The shark is found in the tropical waters of the Atlantic ocean. It is normally 2 to 2.5 meters long. It could be the largest apex predator in the coral reefs. The Caribbean reef shark feeds on a variety of fish and cephalopods. If this shark is threatened it may attack. During the night, this sharks are more active than they are during the day. The Caribbean reef shark was the first shark seen resting motionless on the we floor.