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Nurse Sharks are fishs that lead a solitary life. Sometimes nurse sharks are called ginglymostoma cirratum, this is a scientific name for the animal. It comes from the genus of the fish - ginglymostoma. Nurse Shark can reach the speed of 40km/h (25mph). The fishs usually live for 20-25 years. Nurse Sharks weight about 90-150kg (198-330lbs). These fishs usually grow up to 2.5-4.3m (8-14ft).

Facts about nurse sharks
NameNurse Shark
Life Span20-25 years
FamilyGinglymostomatidae
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
DietCarnivore
LifestyleSolitary
Skin TypeSmooth
Main PreySquid, fish, octopus
ColourBlack, brown, grey, white
PhylumChordata
HabitatWarm waters and tropical coastal regions
Scientific NameGinglymostoma cirratum
GenusGinglymostoma
TypeFish
Average Litter Size20
ClassChondrichthyes
Weight90-150kg (198-330lbs)
OrderOrectolobiformes
KingdomAnimalia
Size2.5-4.3m (8-14ft)
PredatorsHuman, bull shark, tiger shark
Conservation StatusThreatened
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Description Nursing pictures images. Nursing
Width 1520 pixels
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