Whitetip Reef Sharks hunting at night at Cocos Island

During the day, this reef has vast schools of fish on it. At night, all those fish are still here. Most are holed up inside the reef sleeping. But this Creole Wrasse is sleeping right out in plain view of the sharks. Is it in trouble? A bright blue Parrotfish sticks out like a sore […]

Night of the Hunting Sharks! | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Coming up next on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan films an amazing night hunting behavior! Hi I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! The White tip reef shark. It’s one of the most common small sharks on reefs all around the Indo-Pacific. Considered largely harmless, this shark is usually seen by divers lounging on […]

Whitetip Reef Sharks | SHARK ACADEMY

It’s one of the most common sharks in the world, but it doesn’t seem to do much. I’m Jonathan Bird and this is Shark Academy! The Whitetip Reef shark is a small shark, common on Pacific reefs, not usually getting much bigger than 5 feet long. The common name “White tip” comes from very obvious […]