Fish Watch
Great Barracuda (Sphyraena Barracuda)
Great BarracudaThe body of the giant barracuda is elongated and slightly cylindrical. Its snout is long and pointed and the lower jaw prominent. Its numerous teeth are canine shaped. There are two dorsal fins which are clearly separated. The colouring ranges from greyish to greenish bown on the back, while the sides and belly are silvery. The adults have irregular dark spots along their sides near the caudal fin. The species attain a length of 1.5 to 1.8 metres.
Grey Reef Shark (Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchos)
Grey Reef SharkThis species is fairly common in the waters of the Maldives. During dives it is not uncommon to see to or three swimming along the reef wall towards the deeper seabed. The grey reef shark is easily recognisable by its silhouette -stout, and against its greyish colour the white rear edge of the first dorsal fin and the black edge of the tail both stand out prominently. It prefers to feed upon fish but do not pass up on other forms of reef life. The grey reef shark can attain a length of two metres.

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