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    TIGER SHARK
    Galeocerdo cuvier



                                                                                                    Photo Credit: (c) Doug Perrine
    Habitat
    Common throughout Florida and occurs worldwide in tropical and warm-temperate
    waters. Found in a variety of habitats including river mouths, shallow bays, and open
    ocean.

    Feeding
    Voracious feeders that will eat just about anything. Stomach contents have been reported
    to include sea turtles, many species of bony fish, marine birds, other sharks, porpoises,
    skates, rays, conchs, crabs, and garbage (for example, pieces of coal and wood, burlap
    bags, small barrels, cans).

    Reproduction
    Gives birth to live young. Litters contain 10-80 pups. Size at birth 27-34 inches.

    Size/Age
    Maximum size about 18 feet in length and a weight of 2000 pounds. Matures at
    approximately 7-10 years of age (about 10 feet) and is estimated to live 16+ years.

    Human factors
    Valuable commercial species with marketable flesh, hide, fins, and liver. Recognized by
    the International Game Fish Association as a big-game fish. Tiger sharks are second only
    to the Great White shark in the number of attacks on humans worldwide.





















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