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Whitetip reef shark, Green Moray Eel, and Spiny Porcupinefish
Triaenodon obesus, Gymnothorax castaneus, Diodon holocanthus

Location

Revillagigedo National Park, Mexico

Date

04/04/2016

Description

There have been 28 species of sharks recorded for the Revillagigedo Archipelago, Colima, Mexico. Of those, at least ten different species have been observed on nearshore reefs within the islands. Whitetip reef sharks are the most common species and they look for refuge and places to rest in caves of seamounts.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCl9zraFCZh/

Learn More

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitetip_reef_shark
Octavio Aburto
Professional photographer associated at the iLCP and a Associate Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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