Tiger shark (species: Galeocerdo cuvier) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Galeocerdo cuvier
Tiger shark


©Andrew Woodburn

©Jennifer Hodge: Tiger Shark 2.5 to¬†3 metres long at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Galeocerdo
Species Galeocerdo cuvier

Colours

         

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 750 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Frisch, A.J., M. Ireland, J.R. Rizzari, O.M. Lonnstedt, K.A. Magnenat, C.E. Mirbach and J.-P.A. Hobbs (2016). Reassessing the trophic role of reef sharks as apex predators on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, 35: 459-472. LIRS catalog number 1981.