Six Metre Tiger Shark Has Been Caught Off Seven Mile Beach, According To Reports

The mammoth shark was apparently pulled onto a boat by a local fisherman

Photos depicting a large dead tiger shark are circulating over social media, with reports the shark was pulled onto a boat off Seven Mile Beach in New South Wales.

Tiger sharks are known to grow up to 7.5 metres long and weight more than 900 kilograms.

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Some reports said the shark’s body was handed into the CSIRO, but the organisation has issued a statement saying, “We’ve seen the photos but we haven’t got any information that it has been handed in or where it was caught.

Tiger sharks are second only to great white sharks for attacks on humans. The apex predators have excellent senses of sight and smell, sharp teeth and powerful jaws.

They are listed as near threatened throughout the world.

Source: Facebook/Geoff Brooks

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