Caribbean Reef Shark
The Caribbean Reef Shark is one of the most common shark species in the Caribbean Sea. However, their population is often threatened by humans who target them for their fins, meat and even skin. When they are not being intentionally hunted, they often are also caught as bycatch. Caribbean Reef Sharks are common sights at Belize's Great Blue Hole, leaving many divers amazed by their calm and beautiful grace.
Love these aggresive sharks even though they backed me up onto a Reef once and forced me to give up my bag of speared hogfish!
Photograph by John Romero
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