Scientific name : Carcharhinus melanopterus
Family : Carcharhinidae
Size : Up to 200 cm
Depth : Up to 30 m
Distribution : East Mediterranean, Indo-Pacific tropical west
Morphology : Medium sized shark, light beige grey with black markings on the tips of the fins.
Biology : It lives alone or in small schools. It moves mostly at night in search of food (fish, molluscs, crustaceans). It is a viviparous species (the embryo grows inside the female’s belly). It can give birth to several young (6 max.).
IUCN red list : Minor concern