A member of the requiem shark family that can be found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Ocean, the blacktip reef shark is a relatively small species of shark. They rarely grow beyond a length of five feet, and usually weigh between 200 and 250 pounds.
Scientific Name: Carcharhinus melanopterus
Characteristics: Although the blacktip reef shark very rarely attacks humans, its best you handle our lifelike model instead of the real thing! Individually hand painted and sculpted by professionals, this figurine is scientifically accurate!
Size and Color: As their name suggests, blacktip reefs sharks have distinctive black tips on all of their fins, as well as slate gray skin with a white underside. 5.75 inches long and 1.5 inches wide, this figurine is roughly the size of a soda can resting on its side.
The Blacktip Reef Shark is part of the Wild Safari® Sea Life collection.
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