Lemon shark

Lemon shark

Z600/0250 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.4MB

Downloadable file size: 4.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming over a coral reef with a tropical fish beneath it. This shark, which can reach a length of over 3 metres, inhabits coral keys, docks, bays and river mouths in coastal regions. It is usually marine, but will occasionally enter freshwater areas. It only enters the open sea in order to mate. It feeds mainly on fish, but also takes crustaceans and molluscs. The lemon shark is found on continental shelves in the coastal regions of the Atlantic from the USA to Brazil, and in the Pacific from Baja California, Mexico, to Ecuador. It may also be found off the coasts of some west African countries. Photgraphed off the island of Moorea in the Tuamotu archipelago, French Polynesia, Pacific Ocean.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, atlantic, biological, blue, carnivore, carnivorous, cartilaginous fish, contrast, coral reef, fear, fish, french polynesia, hunting, lemon shark, marine, marine biology, moorea island, nature, negaprion brevirostris, ocean, pacific, pacific ocean, predator, predatory, sea, shark, swimming, tropical, tropical fish, tuamato archipelago, underwater, underwater photography, viviparity, viviparous, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.