Fish Photos, Fishing Info, Angling, Catching Fish, Cooking Fish

Australian Fish Photos, Seafood Photographs and Information

Custom Search

Sea-Ex is celebrating
27 YEARS of assisting Seafood, Marine & Related Companies with online marketing!

Advertise Your Company on Sea-Ex - Click Here


Directory & Info for Fishing, Angling, Fishing Tackle, Fishing Guides, Fly Fishing, Bass Fishing, Sports fishing, Game Fishing....
See >> Info on All types of Fishing | Angling | Tackle etc

Australian Fish Bag Limits and Size Regulations

Photos of  Australian Seafood, Fish, Crustaceans & Cephalopods and Information on each....

Abalone, Blacklip
Albacore Tuna
Baler Shell
Barbounia, Tiny
Bass, Sea
Batfish, Silver
Bonito Tuna
Bonito, Watson's Leaping
Bream, Butter
Bream, Slate
Bug, Moreton Bay (Slipper Lobster)
Bug, Balmain
Calamari, Southern
Carp, European
Catfish, Blue
Catfish, Lesser Salmon
Cod, Bar
Cod, Blue eye
Cod, Coral Rock
Cod, Ghost
Cod, Maori
Cod, Murray
Cod, Southern Rock
Cod, Spotted
Cod, Tomato
Cod, Wirrah
Cod, Yellow Spotted
Coral Trout
Crab, Blue Swimmer
Crab, Champagne
Crab, Giant
Crab, Mud
Crab, Spanner
Dart Fish
Dolphin Fish
Dory, John
Dory, Mirror
Dory, Silver
Drummer, Southern
Eel, Longfin
Emperor, Red
Emperor, Red Throat
Flounder, Small Toothed
Flutemouth, Rough
Frost Fish
Gurnard, Red
Gurnard, Spotted
Hump Headed Maori Wrasse
Jackass Fish
Jacket, Ocean
Jacket, Sea
Jobfish, Gold Banned
Jobfish, Rosy
Kingfish, Yellowtail
Latchet Fish
Leatherjacket, Reef
Lobster - Eastern Rock
Lobster - Southern Rock
Long Tom
Mackeral, Jack
Mackerel, Slimey
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Jack
Marlin, Black
Marlin, Blue
Marlin, Striped
Melon Shell
Moon Fish
Morwong, Red
Mullet - Roe
Mullet, Diamond Scale
Mullet, Red
Mullet, Sea
Mullet, Yelloweye
Mussels Black
Mussels Greenlip
Orange Roughy
Oreo, Black
Oyster, Native
Oyster, Pacific
Oyster, Sydney Rock
Parrot Fish
Parrot Fish (2)
Perch, Ocean
Perch, Saddle Tail Sea
Perch, Silver
Perch, Splendid
Perch, Stripey Sea
Pig Fish
Pineapple Fish
Prawn, Banana
Prawn, King
Prawn, Red Spot
Prawn, School
Prawn, Tiger
Queenfish, Needleskin
Rainbow Runner
Redclaw Crayfish
Ribbon Fish
Rudder Fish
Salmon, Atlantic
Salmon, Australian
Scallops, Queensland
Scallops, Tasmanian
Scorpion Fish, Raggy
Shark Black Tip
Shark, Blue
Shark Bronze Whaler (Dusky)
Shark, Bull
Sharks Fins
Shark, Gummy
Shark, Mako
Shark, School
Shark, Tiger
Shark, Whiskery Reef
Shark, White
Shrimp, Mantis
Silver Biddy
Snapper, Big Eye
Snapper, Fry Pan
Snapper, Gold Band
Snapper, King
Snapper, Red
Snapper, Red Tropical
Sole, Tongue
Squid, Arrow
Squirrel Fish
Stingray, Butterfly
Stripey Sea Perch
Surgeonfish, Sixplate Sawtail
Sweetlip, Slatey
Sweetlip, Yellow
Tilefish, Pink
Trevally, Big Eye
Trevally, Golden
Trevally, Silver
Triple Tail
Trumpeter, Striped
Tuna, Albacore
Tuna, Bigeye
Tuna, Bluefin
Tuna, Longtail
Tuna, Skipjack
Tuna, Striped
Tuna, Mackerel
Tuna, Yellowfin
Venus Tusk Fish
Whiting, Sand
Whiting, School
Yabby, Freshwater Crayfish
FULL LIST of Fish & Seafood

Beche De Mer
(Sea Cucumber - Trepang)

Black Teatfish
Brown Sandfish
Elephants Trunks fish
Prickly Redfish
Surf Redfish
White Teatfish

Sea-Ex Seafood Trade Directory
Directory of Seafood Companies by Species Imported, Exported, Wholesale, Processors & Producers

Commercial Seafood Directory
Sea-Ex Seafood, Fishing, Marine Directory
Aquaculture Directory
Seafood Trading Board
Commercial Fishing
Seafood Information by Country
Fish Photos & Fish Information
Interesting Fish Facts & Trivia
Country Directories
Thailand Business Directory
Wholesale Seafood Suppliers Australia
Wholesale Seafood Suppliers International
Retail Seafood Sales
Seafood Restaurants
Seafood Recipes
Seafood Information
Seafood Industry Resources
Sea-Ex Seafood & Fishing Directory - Home Page

Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) Photographs and Information

Tiger Sharks - Dorsal spines (total): 0 - 0; Anal spines: 0. A large, spindle-shaped shark with large black eyes, a sharp snout, and large, narrow, hooked teeth with smooth edges. Caudal fin lunate, lower lobe strongly developed. Dark blue above, white below. Tiny second dorsal and anal fins.

Dorsal spines (total): 0 - 0; Anal spines: 0. A huge, vertical tiger-striped shark with a broad, bluntly rounded snout, long upper labial furrows, and a big mouth with large, saw-edged, cockscomb-shaped teeth; spiracles present; caudal keels low. Grey above with vertical dark grey to black bars and spots which appear faded in adults, white below.

During the day adult tiger sharks usually occupy deeper water, making vertical migrations into shallow reef areas at night to feed.  Larger specimens may make midday excursions into inshore areas on overcast, rainy days (when light levels are low), or if they are injured or sick.

Juveniles and adolescents are more regular inhabitants of shallow water during the day, at least in certain areas. It has been suggested that smaller specimens occupy a different habitat than adults to avoid being eaten.

Overall, fishing data suggests the social structure of this species is ill-defined, with males and females displaying no or little segregation by size or sex and no distinct nursery areas. However, off Queensland, females are much more common inshore than males.

They do not school, but may aggregate around a large food source, like a whale carcass. They are usually solitary, but are sometimes observed in pairs.

This species is known to migrate to warmer waters during summer months.


Did you know? A group of sharks is called a "shiver"

Did you know? A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes

Scientific Name Galeocerdo cuvier

Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Oman to southeast Asia, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. This species has been referred to as Lutjanus malabaricus or Lutjanus altifrontalis by many recent authors. Occurrence in the Red Sea needs confirmation.


81.6 cm FL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 8 years .


Nutritional Information
For every 100 grams raw product
for Shark fillet.

Kilojoules 420 (100 calories)
Protein 21.2 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Total fat (oil) 0.9 g
Saturated fat 27% of total fat
Monounsaturated fat 20% of total fat
Polyunsaturated fat 53% of total fat
Omega-3, EPA 17 mg
Omega-3, DHA 252 mg
Omega-6, AA 30 mg

Other Shark Links:


Recipes for Shark from How To Cook Fish

Angling for Tiger Shark | Tiger Shark Fishing :

14 ft tiger shark off Cairns, Australia
14 ft tiger shark off Cairns, Australia

Tiger Shark caught in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by Lady Pamela II Sport Fishing Charters

Tiger Shark caught in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by Lady Pamela II Sport Fishing Charters



International Shark Attack Files - How stats are gathered, the history of the file, how to report a shark attack and who to contact about the ISAF. Lots of information. Maps, graphs and reports based on statistics from the International Shark Attack File. Your risk of shark attack compared to your chances of getting bit by animals in NY City, hit by lightning, having an accident in your home, or being attacked by an alligator. Learn what the different types of attacks are, when and where they are most likely to occur.

Interesting Facts about Tiger Sharks:

This information is from Getsmart Challenge - Tiger Shark Quiz - How Stuff Works

They are named after a jungle cat and have a reputation for being bottomless pits when it comes to eating. Tiger sharks have been known to eat everything from deer antlers to explosives to a suit of armor. What makes them so willing to eat anything? And how do they compare to their fellow seafaring predators?

Galeocerdo cuvier, otherwise known as the tiger shark, gets its nickname from the spots and stripes that cover young members of the species. It's the second deadliest shark in terms of recorded attacks.

Some have deemed tiger sharks "garbage cans" because they eat nearly anything put in front of them, from seals and turtles to explosives and entire chicken coops with chickens in them.

Tiger shark pups are about 20 to 30 inches long when they're born but typically grow to be 10 to 14 feet long and weigh 850 to 1400 pounds.

Along with pectoral fins on its sides, a tiger shark's caudal fin, located on its tail, helps provide short bursts of speed when hunting prey. Otherwise, however, tiger sharks are considered relatively slow and sluggish.

Tiger sharks love warm waters in tropical regions off the coast. Murky waters in coastal areas provide them with an ample supply of food.

Generally, tiger sharks are thought to be nocturnal, though there are exceptions. In Hawaii, for example, tiger sharks feed during the day, because their prey, monk seals, are diurnal.

Usually, female tiger sharks give birth every 3 years or so. Some scientists attribute this to the fact that the mating process is thought to be quite painful for the female, who is bitten and held down by the male. Some sharks have scarring that provides evidence of these types of bites.

The average size of a litter of tiger shark pups is 40, although it can range from as few as 10 to as many as 80 pups. Females carry their young for a term of 14 to 16 months, but once the pups born, they must fend for themselves.

In Hawaii, the odds are stated to be about 1 in 5 million of being attacked by a shark. Along with great white and bull sharks, tiger sharks help make up 99 percent of the number of recorded shark attacks since 1580.

Tiger sharks not only have flexible palates, they also have ones that change with age. While younger ones feed on birds and sea snakes, they hunt for increasingly larger prey as their bodies and mouths grow.


Cooking Shark:

Colour of Raw Fillet:



medium/firm, flaky.

Fat Content:


Flavour: Medium, sweet. Mild to moderate fishy flavour

Smaller sharks have sweet and delicious flesh, and are popular for their boneless and thick flakes. They have been commonly used for the traditional fish and chips but should not be overlooked for barbecuing, poaching, braising and baking. Marinate first in oil and lemon to tenderise the flesh.

Remove the skin before cooking, particularly when barbecuing, to prevent it shrinking and tearing the flesh.

Excellent for soups, shark is most popularly used in Asian-style shark fin soup and can also be successfully combined with crab meat. The texture of shark also makes it a great ingredient for fish cakes or kebabs.

Make good use of the firm flesh and enhance the flavour by cooking slowly with strong tomato and herb sauce.

Ammonia odour in shark flesh can be reduced by soaking it in milk, vinegar and water or lemon juice. However, if ammonia odours are detected, it is advisable to reject the product.

Shark Recipes:
Mako Shark with Pineapple Salsa - Mako shark fillets with a pineapple, lime, red onion, mint, cilantro salsa

Marinated Shark Steaks - Shark marinated in soy sauce, rice wine, lemon juice, parsley, garlic and minced green onions.

Shark Salad - Carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, green peppers and Italian salad dressing over lettuce.

Shark Steaks Au Poivre - Shark steaks with a brandy and pepper cream sauce.

Microwave Cooking Times for Fish
- Fish fillets 5 minutes per 500g on medium-high, +50 seconds more for thicker fillets, or until flesh flakes
- Whole fish - Large 6 minutes/750g on medium
- Whole fish Small 3-4 minutes on medium

Tomato Seafood Sauce
for Blackened Shark
Mako Shark 2 Ways Shark - Cooking Dogfish Shark Curry

Commercial Fishing for Shark:

Processors of Shark  |  Exporters of Shark  |  Importers of Shark  |
Wholesale Suppliers of Shark  |  Seafood Agents for Shark



1996 - 2024 Sea-Ex Australia Sea-Ex Seafood Fishing Home Page
Any problems regarding this page, please contact webmaster [at]

Disclaimer  |  Privacy Policy  |  Cookie Policy