What is a great white shark?

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A great white shark, or Carcharodon carcharias, is a large shark that inhabits the coastal waters of all oceans. It is the largest macro-predatory fish on Earth.

Great white sharks average approximately 3.6 meters in length, though they can reach up to 6.1 meters and weigh up to 5,000 pounds. The International Union for Conservation of Nature considers the great white shark to be a vulnerable species. Its reputation for being one of the world's greatest predators has made it a favorite target of sport fishermen. Once thought to inhabit primarily warm, temperate waters, it is now known to inhabit all waters.

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Great White Shark
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Lamniformes Family: Lamnidae Genus: Carcharodon Species: Carcharodon carcharias
This infamous shark is renowned as the most voracious predator of the seas and has a man-eater reputation. The powerful, cartilaginous body (as opposed to the bone skeleton of other vertebrates) is streamlined for efficient movement... More »
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