The Great White Shark

Great White Shark

The Great White Shark - General Information

  • Scientific name - Carcharodon Carcharias

  • Also known as "man eater" or "White Pointer"

  • Largest of all carnivourous fishes

  • Most dangerous of all man-eating sharks

  • Lives in warm seas on all the coasts of Australia

  • Grows to approximately 6 m, however one was recorded at Point Fairy (historic fishing town, in the State of Victoria, at its far south west coast on the Moyne River, between Portland and Warrnambool), that was 11 m in length

  • A full grown adult can weigh in excess of 2000 kg.

  • Their jaws are hugh and contain rows of triangular teeth with serrated edges.

  • It is grey in colour with a white under belly.


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