Nurse Shark

Common Name:
Nurse Shark
Chordata (Chordates)
Chondrichthyes: Cartilaginous fish
Ginglymostoma cirratum
Average Size:
3 metres

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

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