The tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) is one of nature's largest sharks. It is found in many tropical and temperate regions of the world's oceans, and is especially common around islands in the central Pacific. The tiger shark hunts alone, usually at night. Its name is derived from the dark stripes down its body, which fade as the shark matures.
Yes - The tiger shark is second only to the white shark in number of reported attacks on humans. Its large size and voraciousness make it a formidable predator in the ocean. Tiger sharks can be curious and aggressive towards humans in the water and must be considered with a great deal of respect.
A mature shark can average 3.25-4.25 meters (10-14 feet) long.
The female gives birth to between 10 and 80 pups.
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A mature shark can weigh 325-425 kilograms (850-1400 pounds).
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