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tiger shark [galeocerdo cuvier]
Galeocerdo cuvier
Size Born at 50 - 75cm and attains approximat
Habitat The Tiger Shark is more commonly found in the warmer tropical waters of northern Australia venturing south to more temperate areas during summer months. They inhabit all Australian waters with concentrations distributed from Perth, W.A. around the north to southern N.S.W. Tiger Shark range from the close inshore waters to well past the continental shelf into open ocean, from the surface to a depth of about 150m. They are known to frequent estuaries particularly in northern regions.
Qualities Reputable worthy and dogged opponents providing a tough and hardy fight when hooked.
Record Australian record 645.010kg.
Best Bait
bait: Fish flesh, Octopus, Squid, Tuna, Yellowtail scad (yakka)
Tackle
More info: Tuna Circles
Hints Tiger Shark are more active at night when they come inshore or closer to the surface for feeding. A scavenger fish taking a wide variety of baits. Very dangerous and known mankiller.

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