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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837)

Carcharias obesus Rüppell, 1837, Neue Wirbel.Faun.Abyssinien.Fische Rothen Meeres, (11):64, pl. 18, fig. 2.

Triaenodon apicalis Whitley, 1939

FAO Names:
Whitetip reef shark [English]
Requin corail [French]
Tiburón coralero ñato [Spanish]
CARCH Tria 1 [FAO Code]

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)