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Galeocerdo cuvier (Tiger Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family requiem sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to Atlantic Ocean, Asia, The Nearctic, Indian Ocean, The Neotropics, Pacific Ocean, Australia, and Ethiopia. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 750 cm. Reproduction is iteroparous and ovoviviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on carcharhiniform and swimming to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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EOL has data for 54 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Tiger Shark. View this species on GBIF