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Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark

Galeocerdo cuvieris commonly referred to as Tiger shark. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3441 
AphiaID:
105799 
Scientific:
Galeocerdo cuvier 
German:
Tigerhai 
English:
Tiger Shark 
Category:
Sharks 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Carcharhiniformes (Order) > Carcharhinidae (Family) > Galeocerdo (Genus) > cuvier (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Péron & Lesueur, ), 1822 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Barbados, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Sudan, Straße von Gibralta, Djibouti, Kuwait, El Salvador, Suriname, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Eritrea, Gambia, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Arabian Sea, Argentina, Aruba, Ascencion, St. Helena & Tristan da Cunha, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Austral Islands, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Caroline Island, Central Atlantic, Central Pazific, China, Christmas Islands, Circumtropic, Columbia, Comores, Cook Islands, Corea, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Africa, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Gambier Islands, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania, Oceanodromous, Ogasawara Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Phoenix Islands, Puerto Rico, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Revillagigedo Islands, Rodriguez, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cargados Carajos Shoals, the Cayman Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, the Kermadec Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, the Netherlands Antilles, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuamoto Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, U.S., Wallis and Futuna, West Africa, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 800 Meter 
Size:
up to 216.54" (550 cm) 
Weight:
800 kg 
Temperature:
42.8 °F - 82.4 °F (6°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Big fish, Carnivore, Carrion, Crustaceans, Fish (little fishes), Jackfish, Lobster, Mammals, omnivore, Predatory, Rock lobster, Sardines, Sea birds, Sea ​​mammals, Sea snakes, Sepia, Small Sharks, Stringrays (small ones), Tuna, Turtles 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-14 09:50:27 

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Galeocerdo cuvier, also mentioned as Tiger Shark, is one of the most powerful sharks and comparable to a white shark. His food includes in addition to fishes, birds and Turtles. Their shields are no problem for him. He is known, next to the white shark and the bull shark, the most dangerous for people. Most accidents in swimming in the sea will be charged to him. Who wants to read more about him, please refer to the links below.

Subclass: Plattenkiemer (Elasmobranchii)
Superorder: Galeomorphii
Family: Requiem sharks (Carcharhinidae)
Genre: Tiger Sharks
Species: Galeocerdo cuvier

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External links

  1. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Tiger Shark (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Tigerhai (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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