The White Shark
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shark is the largest extant carnivorous fish in the world. It grows to
a recorded maximum length of about 6 to 7 m (~21 ft), posesses a
sleek, muscular body headed by formidable
jaws and teeth, and lives a complex life we are just beginning to
understand. It is a magnificent and efficient predator. The links below will
take you into the realm of the white shark, from feeding strategies and
predatory behaviour to reproduction and general biology.
NOTE: The links to white shark predatory behaviour
are currently disabled, as I am in the process of updating them. Please be
behaviour of the white shark is one of more interesting
topics about the animal, and I have created this page to introduce you to
Still not sure about the
basic facts about the great white shark?
Malcolm Francis, a scientist at the
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand,
explains what is known of white
shark reproduction. Article from Shark
News, published by the IUCN shark specialist group.
The white shark and its close relatives
have a physiology quite unlike other sharks. Find out
Where do they live?: Distribution of the white shark.NEW!
More Coming soon!