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  Intro:

Aliwal Shoal

Shark Info

  Main article:

Aliwal Shoal - a paradise for sand tiger sharks

Andrew Cobb

  Article 1:

Viviparous Sharks

Prof. H. Greven

  Article 2:

Molecular biology helps protect sharks

Prof. M. S. Shivji

  Fact Sheet:

Sand Tiger Sharks

Dr. E. K. Ritter


Aliwal Shoal

Sand tiger shark

Despite his threatening appearance the sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) is harmless.

© D. Perrine / Shark Foundation

Fifty kilometers south of Durban, off the coast of KwaZulu in Natal, South Africa, lies the small town of Umkomaas which is the starting point for a fascinating voyage to the sand tiger sharks (Carcharias taurus) on the Aliwal Shoal. But this paradise was and still is in danger of being destroyed.



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