Carcharias taurus

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shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic

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According to reports, grey nurse sharks are critically low in number with estimates of 1,500 found on the east coast of Australia.
Oceanworld shark expert Rob Townsend said the grey nurse sharks, normally one of the most docile species, thought it was time to eat when the lights went out.
The grey nurse shark is one of Australia's most endangered marine species after being fished to near-extinction.
The partnership, and outcomes from it, is designed to work with and enhance the excellent work of other state and national groups in protecting the marine environment and species such as the Grey Nurse shark.
According to reports, Saunders was attacked by a grey nurse shark and suffered deep puncture wounds.
The 10ft grey nurse shark got a large fisherman's hook stuck in its throat while hunting off Australia.
The grey nurse shark was spotted with the gaff in its mouth by divers off the coast of New South Wales, Australia.
The beaches were closed and last night fishermen were forming a hunting party to kill the Grey Nurse shark, which can grow to 12ft.
Alan Saunders was involved in the seasonal mullet run and was removing a Grey Nurse shark caught in a fishing net at Crowdy Head beach on Sunday 21 April.
The beach was closed and last night fishermen were forming a hunting party to kill the Grey Nurse shark, which can grow to 12ft.
A DIVER who claimed he speared a22lb grey nurse shark in self-defence faces being fined pounds 85,000 for killing an endangered species.
The animal, a grey nurse shark, died after being captured.
Dr Stow and Associate Professor Harcourt have been trying to understand the impacts that the small size of the grey nurse shark population will have on their recovery.
THE Grey Nurse shark is an amazing creature and we get up close and personal with one tonight.
But in the underwater realm, it is the name given to one of six habitats identified by the Queensland Government as critical to the survival of the grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus).