The sand tiger shark is a relatively large species of shark that inhabits continental shelves and reefs to a depth of approximately 620 feet in subtropical and temperate waters wor...
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The sand tiger shark, also known as the gray nurse shark or sand tiger, has a frightening appearance because of its ragged teeth. Sand tiger sharks are a brown-gray color with rust colored spots on their backs and white undersides. They live in most warm...
The sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus), grey nurse shark, spotted ragged-tooth
shark, or blue-nurse sand tiger is a species of shark that inhabits subtropical ...
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Description: Pale gray in color with a white underside, Sand Tiger Sharks
have a stout body and a short pointed snout. With sharp ragged, and protruding teeth, the Sand Tiger
has a dangerous appearance that is deceptive, as this is a placid, and often even timid, Shark
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Taxonomy. The sand tiger shark was originally named Carcharias taurus by
Rafinesque in 1810. Since then it has also been referred to literature as
The sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) is one species of shark which has been
chased and slaughtered simply because of its threatening appearance.
This shark adjusts its buoyancy by gulping and burping air. Exhibit Name and
Location: Baltimore - Shark Alley: Atlantic Predators. National Aquarium – Sand ...
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Species Overview. Sand tiger sharks are also known as spotted raggedtooth,
ground, or gray nurse sharks. It is rumored that aquariums are the source of the ...