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Sand Tiger Shark
Carcharius taurus

A Sand Tiger shark swims near the surface. In spite of its fearsome teeth, this shark is not considered a man eater.
 
Sea Facts:

The Sand tiger shark is the only shark known to adjust its buoyancy by burping—gulping and expelling air at the surface. This strategy allows the shark to hover nearly motionless in the water column.

 

Sand Tiger Shark

 
         
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