tiger shark


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tiger shark

[′tī·gər ‚shärk]
(vertebrate zoology)
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Tiger sharks are predators often found around Pacific islands.
Tiger sharks are responsible for the second-highest number of reported attacks on humans, according to the International Shark Attack File.
I just kept my head in the water, watched what the big tiger shark was doing, and it kept coming back towards me.
Track two sharks satellite tagged during this cruise, tiger shark "The Judge" and bull shark "Miss Lillie," thanks to Mote's partner, OCEARCH.
Last year, in the second edition of 'Expedition Shark' of the Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) and the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave), the first study of its kind in the country, a tiger shark was tagged for the first time in the Coral Triangle.
20 -- A 27-year-old man suffered severe leg injuries after being bitten by a 13-foot tiger shark.
The tiger shark is recorded all along the Brazilian coast, especially in the northeastern coast, an area where some recent shark attacks on humans have been attributed to it (Gadig & Sazima 2003).
This assisted breeding programme undertaken by Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, is being carried out in collaboration with Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium and aims to sustain the population of the Sand Tiger Shark.
Theassisted breeding programme is in collaboration with the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium and aims to sustain the population of the sand tiger shark.
The cognac-colored tiger shark skin is a beauty to behold.
Summary: A snorkel instructor has survived being mauled by a three-metre tiger shark off the the coast of western Australia.
Constructed with a solid carbon wrap and special composite core, AMS Bowfishing's solid Tiger Shark shaft is similar in weight to regular fiberglass bowfishing arrows for deep-water penetration and increased accuracy.