- Additional information
Great White Shark Tooth 2.5 measures 2.5 inches. Great White Shark Tooth 2.5 is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. Our precise tooth can be used as a teaching tool, museum tooth exhibit, home decor tooth, or office decor tooth.
The Great White Shark or Carcharodon carcharias, also known as the great white, white shark or white pointer, is a species of large mackerel shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
The Great white shark or Carcharodon carcharias is notable for its size, with larger female individuals growing to 20 ft. in length and 4,200 to 5,000 lb. in weight at maturity. However, most are smaller; males measure 11 to 13 ft., and females measure 15 to 16 ft. on average.
The lifespan of the Great white shark or Carcharodon carcharias is estimated to be as long as 70 years or more. Great white sharks can swim at speeds of over 35 mph., and can swim to depths of 3,900 ft.
The Great white shark or Carcharodon carcharias has no known natural predators other than, the killer whale. The Great white shark is arguably the world’s largest known extant macropredatory fish, and is one of the primary predators of marine mammals.
The Great white shark or Carcharodon carcharias is known to prey upon a variety of other marine animals, including fish, and seabirds. The Carcharodon carcharias is the only known surviving species of its genus Carcharodon, and is responsible for more recorded human bite incidents than any other shark.
Great white sharks live in almost all coastal and offshore waters which have water temperature between 54 and 75 degrees, with greater concentrations in the United States (Northeast and California), South Africa, Japan, Oceania, Chile, and the Mediterranean including Sea of Marmara and Bosphorus. One of the densest known populations is found around Dyer Island, South Africa.
The Great white shark or Carcharodon carcharias has a robust, large, conical snout.
Great white sharks or Carcharodon carcharias have rows of serrated teeth behind the main ones, ready to replace any that break off. When the shark bites, it shakes its head side-to-side, helping the teeth saw off large chunks of flesh.
Great white sharks have larger eyes than other shark species in proportion to their body size. The iris of the Carcharodon carcharias eye is a deep blue instead of black.
Shop More Museum Quality Fish and Shark Skulls in Fish and Shark Skull Store
|Great White Shark Facts||