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Family Carcharhinidae


Galeocerdo cuvier

Sea Life Park, Hawaii


Haleiwa, Oahu



Eating Albatross Chick, Midway Atoll

  TIGER SHARK        MANO        Itachizame

Common in coastal waters where it feeds upon sea turtles, birds, sharks, carrion, and garbage.  Potentially dangerous shark which ventures into shallow water at night.  Robust with a blunt head, prominent lateral keel along the rear third of the body, and obscure wavy stripes above.  Attains at least 24 feet.  Worldwide in warm and temperate seas.