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Sand Tiger Shark


Sand Tiger Shark
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Copyright: Kean Hoon Tan (keanhoon) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 228 W: 0 N: 239] (1264)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-08
Categories: Fish
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/4 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-10 21:39
Viewed: 4858
Points: 2
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carcharias taurus
Sand Tiger Shark

Sand sharks, also known as sand tigers or ragged toothed sharks, are lamniform sharks of the family Odontaspididae (or sometimes - but incorrectly - referred to as Carchariidae). They are found on both sides of the Atlantic coast, but most notably in the Western Indian Ocean and in the Gulf of Maine.
(Wikipedia)

It is believe that this shark gulp and store air in its stomach to maintain neutral bouyancy while swimming, interesting right?


Make: Canon
Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Exposure Time: 1/4
F-Stop: f/3.5
Focal Length: 6000/1000 mm
Date Taken: 2007-09-08 17:17
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
Flash: No
File Size: 187 kb


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Hi Kean,
This is nice shot of the interesting object. Your portfolio has such a good capture. I think many people didnt see this. Thanks for sharing. best wishes
Ahmet

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