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Noun1.Triaenodon - a genus of TriakidaeTriaenodon - a genus of Triakidae      
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Triakidae, Triakidae - small sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins
reef whitetip shark, Triaenodon obseus, whitetip shark - smooth dogfish of Pacific and Indian Oceans and Red Sea having white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins
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Le Feuvre show the long, paired inflated siphon sacs of Triaenodon obesus during benthic copulation, where only the head of the clasper is inserted into the female (pers.
The teeth are well adapted for clutching and holding prey and superficially resemble teeth of the reef whitetip shark, Triaenodon obesus (Ruppell).
One of the most common sharks in the GMR is the whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus, which is found in shallow coastal waters (Grove & Lavenberg 1997).