Tiger shark (species: Galeocerdo cuvier) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Galeocerdo cuvier
Tiger shark

©Andrew Woodburn

©Jennifer Hodge: Tiger Shark 2.5 to¬†3 metres long at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Carcharhinidae
Genus Galeocerdo
Species Galeocerdo cuvier



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 750 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Frisch, A.J., M. Ireland, J.R. Rizzari, O.M. Lonnstedt, K.A. Magnenat, C.E. Mirbach and J.-P.A. Hobbs (2016). Reassessing the trophic role of reef sharks as apex predators on coral reefs. Coral Reefs, 35: 459-472. LIRS catalog number 1981.