Sand Tiger Shark

Odontaspis taurus

Max Size
10.5 ft
Range
Maine to N. Florida and Gulf of Mexico
Habitat
Coastal and Offshore waters around structure.

One of the best known fish off our coast. Over the past few years sightings of these guys have become more frequent. More prevailent on wrecks rather than ledges they can be found anywhere from 3-43 miles on nearly every wreck. Two wrecks in particular, the Hyde and Markham, have large aggregations during hte summer months. Recently there has been a few resident sand tigers at the Liberty ship that stayed there year round.

Find out more about the Sand Tiger on Fishbase.org

Sand Tiger on the Hyde
Sand Tiger on the Hyde
Sand Tiger on the Hyde
Another one on the Markham

Video Clips on the Hyde

 
   

 

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