Size, Sex And Geographic Variation in the Diet of the Tiger Shark, Galeocerdo Cuvier, From Western Australian Waters

@article{Simpfendorfer2004SizeSA,
  title={Size, Sex And Geographic Variation in the Diet of the Tiger Shark, Galeocerdo Cuvier, From Western Australian Waters},
  author={Colin A. Simpfendorfer and Adrian B. Goodreid and Rory B. McAuley},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={61},
  pages={37-46}
}
Stomach contents from tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier, caught on lines off the central coast of Western Australia were analysed to investigate variations in the diet due to sex, size and geographic location. [] Key Result Stomachs from 84 specimens contained food, while 26 had empty stomachs and 66 had regurgitated. Twelve prey groups were identified, the most common being turtles, sea snakes, teleost fishes, dugongs and sea birds. Dietary overlap was high between males and females.

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