The sandbar shark
squalo grigio Carcharhinus plumbeus Carcharhinidae intotheblue.it
The sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) is a species of shark of the genus Carcharhinus and of the Carcharhinidae family. It is present more or less in all tropical seas and in the temperate zones of the earth. The color can vary from bluish to burnished gray up to bronze, with a clear or white belly. Generally they are solitary, but we can find them in variable numbers divided by sex. They are active mainly at night, especially at sunrise and sunset. It is often found in waters below the coast with shallow, sandy or muddy bottoms. However, it can swim at depths of over 200 meters.