Species Details

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Tiger Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Galeocerdo cuvier
Family : Carcharhinidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Leopard Shark,Maneater Shark
Habitat : Coastal water,pelagic waters,Continental shelves,insular shelves
Description : Tiger Shark bears a short,blunt,broadly rounded snout.Head large.It is a slender bodied shark.Slender caudal fin with an acutely pointed tip.Colour of body is dark grey with vertical tiger-stripe markings.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Cada, Robbie N. - Former FB staff ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se