The Blacktip Reef Shark is the first playable shark in Hungry Shark World. It is unlocked upon entering the game for the first time.
As suggested by its size group, the Blacktip Reef is the smallest and weakest shark in the game.
The following table shows how the Blacktip Reef Shark can be improved with upgrades.
- Despite being the first shark the player gets, Its stats aren't all-around, like it usually happens: instead, they're more focused around speed. Despite that, even the slowest S shark is faster.
- It's the second time a Reef Shark is the first shark obtained in a game, the first time being Hungry Shark Evolution's Reef Shark.
- The black reef shark is about 3.5 feet