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Tiger shark

Galeocerdo cuvier

Tiger Shark caught over the edge of the continental shelf at the Eddystone Patch which is due East of Eddystone Point. Shark was successfully released in excellent condition. Angler Stephen Boag Launceston TAS. Caught on 24kg game fishing setup - fight 65 minutes.

Weight 320.000kg
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About this species

This is a big shark, the second biggest of the predatory sharks. If you are lucky enough to see one it will be identifiable by its big teeth and dark stripes or bands down its body.Log a tiger shark sighting wherever it is spotted in Tasmanian waters. Read more…

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