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Bull shark

Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) Belongs to the genus Carcharhinus, or real gray sharks.

The top of this massive shark is gray, the bottom is white, the muzzle is wide, blunt, the eyes are small, the fins are with black ends.

The largest recorded parameters: length - 350 cm, weight - 316.5 kg. The recorded life expectancy is 32 years.

Quite widespread in tropical and subtropical waters around the world. They are found mainly in coastal areas (moreover, it is able to live in fresh water for a long time, for example, it swims for many kilometers in the Zambezi and even its residential form is known in Lake Nicaragua). Adults are often found in river deltas. It is omnivorous, along with fish, including sharks, crabs, squids, turtles, and devours any garbage. Despite the fact that this shark is very dangerous for humans, it is rather lazy and slow. IGFA record: 222.3 kg (Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA).

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