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Sharks

Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

  
(1-2: Fish Rain, Molokai / 3: Pyramid Point, Lehua)


Scalloped Hammerhead Shark

Sphyma lewini

       
(1-8: Fish Rain, Molokai)


Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus

       
(1-8: Hulopoe Bay, Lanai)

The largest fish in the world.  This one's 30-35 feet long.  The "little" fish next to it are pilot fish, and are themselves more than a foot long.


Whitetip Reef Shark

Triaenodon obesus

       
(1,6: Mala Pier, Maui / 2: Pentagon, Kona / 3: Pinnacles, Oahu / 4-5: Olowalu, Maui / 7: Happy Talk, Kauai / 8: Sheraton, Kona)

This is a juvenile.  Note the more slender body (and it was only a couple feet long):
(1: Hale O Honu, Kauai)

This unfortunate shark has a hook in its mouth:
(1: Lip Service, Kauai)