Tawny Nurse Shark

Tawny Nurse Shark Tawny Nurse Shark by Frankie Rivera-Ruiz

Size: average 3.2 meter (10 ft.);

Depth: 70 meters (230 ft.) or shallower

Habitat: along coastlines in the Indo-Pacific, reefs and sandy flats

Diet: Bony fish, crustaceans, octopus, sea snakes

Reproduction: Aplacental Viviparous, gestation period 10-12 months, 1-2 pups

Sexual maturity: around 2.5-2.9 meter (8.2-9.6 ft.); around 9-11 years of age

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