ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens), being stroked by a scuba diver . This shark is widespread throughout the Indo-Pacific Oceans. It is dangerous if provoked. Sicklefin lemon sharks grow up to 3.8 metres in length, and feed on smaller sharks, stingrays and bony fish. It inhabits coral reefs, shallow lagoons and mangrove swamps. Photographed off Moorea Island, French Polynesia.
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