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sand shark

[′san ‚shark]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various shallow-water predatory elasmobranchs of the family Carchariidae. Also known as tiger shark.
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The Dolphins Swimming Club was best with total of 2617 points, followed by the Namib Swimming Academy with 2038 points, Mpumalanga came in third with 597 points, Oranjemund Sand Sharks fourth with 203 points and Swakopmund Swimming Club fifth with 107 points.
A dedicated specialist, fishing the entire season for both inshore and far-offshore pelagic migrants, could catch up to 12 species of sharks in our waters, including brown sharks, porbeagles (which look much like makos but fight sluggishly), and sand sharks, our third most common shark after smooth and spiny dogfish.
Dr Huber and the team studied 10 different shark species and measured the bites of small sharks such as sand sharks.