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Zebra Shark

Scientific name: Stegostoma fasciatum

The zebra shark is found over tropical coral reefs. It is distinctive because of its very long, broad tail and it;s colouring. The juvenile shark has zebra-like stripes of yellow on black. It takes on a yellowish brown colour with dark brown spotting as it reaches adulthood. It has pointed teeth, with each tooth having two smaller points. It poses no harm to humans.