Tawny Nurse Shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving
Tawny Nurse Shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Tawny Nurse Shark

The Nurse Shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) is a mid-sized shark that is active at night and normally no threat to divers. It's often found resting during the day under rock or coral bommies.

Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
A resting Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous fish
Order: Orectolobiformes (Carpet Sharks)
Family: Ginglymostomatidae (Ginglymostomatidae)
Genus: Nebrius (Tawny Nurse Shark)
Species: Nebrius ferrugineus
Average Size: 3 metres

No Troubles Just Bubbles' divers who recently saw Tawny Nurse Shark

Spotted in: Thailand Thailand
Diving from boat: MV Koon 9
Trip destinations: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
When: Dec 2023

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