Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810

• Sand tiger shark, grey nurse shark, spotted ragged-tooth shark, blue-nurse sand tiger
• Tiburón sarda (UY), tiburón toro, escalandrún (AR)
• Cação-mangona, tubarão-touro, tubarão-cinza

Scientific classification:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Parvphylum: Chondrichthyes
Class: Elasmobranchii
Subclass: Neoselachii
Infraclass: Selachii
Superorder: Galeomorphi
Order: Lamniformes
Family: Odontaspididae
Genus: Carcharias
Species:C. taurus

~160mm (wide)

Artisanal fishing boats (no recreational)
Atlantic coast, Rocha, Uruguay

From my collection

Photo Taken: July 26, 2021
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