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shark representative
Basking Shark
Megamouth Shark
Whale Shark
White Shark
Blue Shark
Zebra Bullhead Shark
Blacktip Sawtail Catshark
Whitespotted Bambooshark
Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Spottail Shark
Frilled Shark
Clouded Angelshark
Blackbelly Lanternshark
Pelagic Thresher Shark
Starspotted Smothhound Shark
Spadenose Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
Spotted Wobbegong Shark
Tawny Nurse shark
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* Shark Representative White Shark
* Carcharodon carcharias * *
Family: Lamnidae picture:White Shark
Heavy, long-snouted spindle-shaped body, long gill slits, large first dorsal fin with dark free rear tip, tiny second dorsal and anal fins, strong keels on caudal peduncle and crescent-shaped tail. Huge, flat, triangular, serrated teeth. Very black eye. Very sharp color change on flanks from greyish back to white underside. Black tip underneath pectoral fins, usually a black spot where rear edge joins body.

Distribution and Biology ;
Very wide-ranging through most oceans; among the greatest habitat and geographic range of any fish. Warm-blooded. Feeds on wide range of prey, from smaller fishes to large marine mammals.

Fishery :
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable. Rare, with evidence of depletion through commercial bycatch, beach meshing and sports fisheries in several parts of the world. Protected in several countries.