Galeocerdo cuvier

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
CarcharhinidaeGaleocerdo cuvier(PĂ©ron and Lesueur)1822Tiger Shark

Galeocerdo cuvier

Unique Characters: Upper labial furrows very long, extending to eyes. Spiracles present and relatively large. Low but conspicuous lateral keels present on caudal peduncle. Narrow vertical dark bars present on back, bold in young but obscure or absent in adults.

Similar Species: None.

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