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 life-like 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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