Tawny Nurse Shark

Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
A resting Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus
Description

The Nurse Shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) is a mid-sized shark that is active at night and normally no threat to divers. It's often found resting during the day under rock or coral bommies.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous fish
Order: Orectolobiformes (Carpet Sharks)
Family: Ginglymostomatidae (Ginglymostomatidae)
Genus: Nebrius (Tawny Nurse Shark)
Species: Nebrius ferrugineus
Size
Average Size: 3 metres

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