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Greynurse shark

Carcharias taurus

Depth 3m
Carcharias taurus

About this species

Large sluggish sharks that are usually seen swimming near the bottom, often in sandy gutters, under large overhangs or in large caves. Once common along the south coast, Grey Nurse sharks all but disappeared as a result of overfishing, including spear-fishing. Although generally considered harmless, can be dangerous if provoked. Read more…

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