Sand tiger shark

A sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) surrounded by round scad (Decapterus punctatus) baitfish. This species has one of the slowest birth rates of all sharks and is susceptible to even minimal population pressure. It's listed as vulnerable to endangered in various parts of the world. North Carolina.

A sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) surrounded by round scad (Decapterus punctatus) baitfish. This species has one of the slowest birth rates of all sharks and is susceptible to even minimal population pressure. It's listed as vulnerable to endangered in various parts of the world. North Carolina.