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Marine Life Identification

Sharks, Rays and Reptiles
Below is a sampling of sharks and ray species you may see while diving on Wakatobi Reefs.
You may click on selected species photos or names to get a detail species profile. Species profiles powered by Coralrealm

Blacktip Reef Shark
Carcharhinus melanopterus
Whitetip Reef Shark
Triaenodon obesus
Black-blotched Stingray
Taeniura meyeni
Blue-spotted Ribbontail StingRay
Taeniura lymma
Spotted Eagle Ray
Aetobatus narinari
Manta Ray
Manta birostris
Hawksbill Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata
Green Turtle
Chelonia mydas
Banded Sea Krait
Laticauda colubrina

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Sharks - Rays - Reptiles Eels - Eel Cats - Lizardfishes Frogfish - Jawfishes - Squirrelfishes Trumpetfishes - Anthias - Dottybacks
Bigeyes - Cardinalfishes - Snappers Bannerfish - Anemonefish Triggers - Hawkfishes - Pufferfish Scorpionfishes - Cephalopods
Pipefish - Pygmy Seahorse Lobster and Crabs Shrimp Nudibranchs

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We are adding new species to the database on a regular basis. Our goal is to have descriptions and photos of over 365 species of fish, sharks and rays that you are likely to encounter while diving at Wakatobi.

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