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Shark Facts #2: Blacktip Reef Sharks

Blacktip reef sharks (carcharhinus melanopterus), are common inhabitants of tropical coral reefs and shallow inshore waters. They are best known for the distinctive black tips on their fins and are often timid toward humans.

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The brand new Shark Lagoon Live Cam at the Aquarium of the Pacific features sandbar, sand tiger, zebra, nurse, and blacktip reef sharks, as well as a freshwater sawfish and reticulated whiptail rays.

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