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Grey reef shark

Scientific name: Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

Size: From 4,9 to 6,5 feet

Color: Grey, black

Distinguishing feature: Gray livery, wide black band on the back of the caudal fin

Where did we see it: French polynesia, Mayotte, Maldives, Raja Ampat, Egypt

Grey reef shark of Maldives

Grey reef shark

Scientific name: Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

Size: From 4,9 to 6,5 feet

Color: Grey, black

Distinguishing feature: Gray livery, wide black band on the back of the caudal fin

Where did we see it: French polynesia, Mayotte, Maldives, Raja Ampat, Egypt

In detail

The gray shark is often gregarious during the day and therefore visible in broad banks. It is more lonely during the night.

It is a curious shark, who does not hesitate to approach the divers and get away just after.

The gray shark must swim continuously to feed these gills with oxygen. He is therefore fond of the passes that allow him through the strong current to eat oxygen without effort.

Our pictures of grey reef shark

The different species of Sharks we have seen

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