Image: Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus

Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus

A Tawny Shark in a cave surrounded by Shadowfin Soldierfish, Myripristis adusta, at a depth of about 10 m at Blue Magic, Kri, Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia on October 13, 2009. The photograph was taken at on a reef offshore from Waigeo. The tear-drop-shaped reef rises from depths of over 40 m to about 10 m at the shallowest.

Guido Zsilavcz
© Guido Zsilavcz

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Tawny Shark, Nebrius ferrugineus, Ginglymostomatidae, Shadowfin Soldierfish, Myripristis adusta, Holocentridae, grey, broad head,