A nurse shark caught in Florida on board Lady Pamela2 www.ladypamela2.com
Jeff's first 7ft Nurse Shark caught in Florida
The nurse shark, is the only member of family Ginglymostoma. This sand shark can reach a length of 4,3 metres (13,9 feet) and a weight of around 335 kilos (735 lb). The nurse shark is a common inshore shark, found in tropical and subtropical waters on the continental and insular shelves. Nurse shark is frequently found at depths of 1 meter (3 feet) or less but may occur down to 75 m (246 feet). This shark lives in the in the Eastern Atlantic from Cameroon to Ivory Coast; instead in Western Atlantic from Rhode Island down to southern Brazil; in the Eastern Pacific is found from the southern Baja California to all Peru.
|MAX SIZE:||735 lb / 335 kg|
|MAX LENGTH:||12,9 feet / 4,3 metre|