Bull Shark

Carcharhinus leucas
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Carcharhinus leucas
Other names Estuary Shark, Estuary Whaler Shark, Freshwater Whaler, Hervey Bay Whaler Shark, River Whaler Shark, Swan River Whaler Shark
Size Up to 3.5 m (11.4 ft)
Weight Up to 316 kg (696.6 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal, brackish & fresh waters in estuaries, bays, rivers & lakes throughout the water column
Depth Range 0 - 150 m (492 ft)
Bull Shark Distribution
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