Sandtiger Shark / Raggie (Carcharias Taurus)

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Average size: 8.3 ft / 2.5 m
Maximum size: 10.5 ft / 3.2 m
Color: light brown, bronze-coloured back, white belly,dark spots.
Note: a.k.a. Ragged-Tooth Shark or Raggie; known to surface and swallow air to regulate its buoyancy; often found in large groups of 30 - 300 on Protea Banks.
Season to encounter Sandtiger Sharks

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