Talk:Grey reef shark

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Conservation Status?[edit]

This shark is listed as endangered by the aquatic network. The iucn red list has it listed as Lower Risk/near threatened which system are we using?

Gray or Grey reef shark?[edit]

GrahamBould just changed from Gray to Grey reef shark, I was about to change back, but I did a check in fishbase and it spells it Grey, same with ITIS, marinebio spells Gray, a quick Google test seams to indicate that Grey is more common, so everything seams to indicate that we have the wrong name and no redirect, I will be bold and do a move now, which will make a redirect, but I'm not sure. Anyone? Stefan 14:29, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

Hum can not move over a redirect since it has a history, anyway, then lets talk and decide and then make the request to an admin to move if it is correct. I think it is. Anyone else? Stefan 14:37, 31 August 2006 (UTC)
Leonard Compagno spells it grey in Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2. He's pretty authoritative. GrahamBould 09:04, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

Must be Grey[edit]

Never heard of Gray reef shark-- 07:42, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Grey reef shark/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

This is a wonderfully interesting article. I have no suggestions for improvement to offer. It is excellent. —Mattisse (Talk) 20:51, 9 May 2009 (UTC) GA review (see here for criteria)

  1. It is reasonably well written.
    a (prose): Very well written; interesting and clearly presented b (MoS): Follows MoS
  2. It is factually accurate and verifiable.
    a (references): Excellently referenced b (citations to reliable sources): References are to reliable sources c (OR): No OR apparent
  3. It is broad in its coverage.
    a (major aspects): Covers all major aspects b (focused): Remains focused on topic
  4. It follows the neutral point of view policy.
    Fair representation without bias: NPOV
  5. It is stable.
    No edit wars etc.:
  6. It is illustrated by images, where possible and appropriate.
    a (images are tagged and non-free images have fair use rationales): b (appropriate use with suitable captions):
  7. Overall:

Congratuations! Another great article.

Mattisse (Talk) 20:57, 9 May 2009 (UTC)


Is this species actually viviparous, or is it ovoviviparous? DS (talk) 15:13, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

All members of the family Carcharhinidae are viviparous, except for the tiger shark. -- Yzx (talk) 18:01, 10 May 2009 (UTC)