Kwajalein Sharks and Rays

The sharks and rays included on this page are only those species we have seen personally in the Kwajalein area, or in one case (the whaleshark), for which we have seen confirmed photographic evidence.

Sharks


Carcharhinus albimarginatus
Silvertip


Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
Grey reef

Carcharhinus falciformis
Silky

Carcharhinus galapagensis
Galapagos

Carcharhinus longimanus
Oceanic whitetip

Carcharhinus melanopterus
Reef blacktip

Galeocerdo cuvieri
Tiger

Nebrius ferrugineus
Nurse

Negaprion acutidens
Lemon

Rhincodon typus
Whaleshark

Sphyrna lewini
Scalloped hammerhead

Stegostoma fasciatum
Leopard or zebra shark

Triaenodon obesus
Whitetip

Rays


Aetobatus narinari
Eagle or leopard ray


Himantura fai
Pink whipray

Himantura granulata
Whitetail whipray

Manta birostris
Manta

Pastinachus sephen
Fantail stingray

Taeniura meyeni
Blackblotched stingray

Urogymnus asperrimus
Porcupine ray

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