Grey reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos)

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Grey reef shark fact file

Grey reef shark description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderCarcharhiniformes
FamilyCarcharhinidae
GenusCarcharhinius (1)

Information on the grey reef shark is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Gray reef shark.
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Grey reef shark status

The grey reef shark is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Grey reef shark above coral reef  
Grey reef shark above coral reef

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