We Go Diving in the Galapagos

We Go Diving in the Galapagos








Date: 10/19

Location: Galapagos Islands

  • These smaller sharks get their names from the white tips on their dorsal fins and tail fins.


  • Whitetip reef sharks hide out in rocks during the day.
  • The sharks will share caves during the day.
  • They often chase their prey into crevices. Their narrow snouts and rear sitting dorsal fins help them get in to tight spots to get food.
  • Whitetip reef sharks can live up to 25 years.
  • They tend to be shy sharks.


We did a nice dive at near dusk so we could spot these elusive and shy sharks. They didn’t want to stick around when they saw us-  but at least we caught a glimpse or two! We love the creatures you find in the oceans!

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