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the Tiger Shark

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  • The Tiger Shark By Harrison strutz
  • How the tiger shark reproduces and responds to it’s environment
    • Reproduce: A Tiger Shark’s pregnancy lasts 15-16 months. The newborn is 50 to 70cm long but depending ware they’re born they can be longer. The female tiger shark can give birth to 41 pups at once. They reproduce with egg pouches.
    • Respond : the Tiger Shark responds to its environment by hunting around reefs ware small fish swim. These predators swim around long stalk like seaweed. The Tiger Shark is one of the longest sharks.
  • How the Tiger shark grows and how its organized
    • Growth: After birth the Tiger Shark can grow up to 5.5 meters but some areas they can grow up to 7 meters. When the Shark is of age it will swim of and hunt by itself and doesn’t need to worry about other predators because of its size.
    • Organization: The tiger shark is organized because it hunts alone so doesn’t need to worry about other sharks to feed and hunts at night to surprise pray.
  • Tiger Shark Classification
    • Kingdom : Animalia
    • Phylum : Chordata
    • Class : Chondrichthyes
    • Subclass : Elasmobranchii
    • Order : Carchharhiniformes
    • Family : Carcharhinidae
    • Genus : Galeocerda
    • Species : Galeocerda Cuiver
  • Comparison
    • Tiger shark
    • Mako Shark
    • Has tiger like stripes which gave it its name and is a longer larger shark
    • One thing similar is that they both live near the costs of the Gulf of Mexico.
    • Is all blue and is skinny and shorter.
    • They both hunt near reefs.