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Gummy shark

Posted on: April 22, 2010

Above the Gummy shark

1. The Gummy shark is a slender grey shark with white spots along the body and flat plate-like teeth for eat their prey.

2. The Gummy shark grow up to a maximum length of between 157 cm for males and 175 cm females.

3. Gummy sharks feeds on crustaceans, marine worms, small fish and cephalopods.

4. The gummy shark is found in the waters around southern Australia, from Shark Bay in Western Australia to Port Stephens in New South Wales to a depth of 350 m.

5. The Gummy sharks reproduction is ovoviviparous. Which means embryos develop inside eggs that are retained within the mother’s body until they are ready to hatch.

6. Gummy shark meat is often marketed as “flake”. Their boneless fillets have made them particularly popular within the fish and chip industry throughout Australia.

This is where the gummy shark lives

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