An adult great white shark reaches an average of 15 feet in length. However, several great whites exceeding 20 feet and 5,000 pounds have been recorded, making the species the largest predatory fish on the planet. More »

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Great white sharks are found in cool and temperate waters around major oceans throughout the world. These partially warm-blooded predators are rarely spotted in tropical waters because they may overheat. More »

Humans are the greatest enemies of great white sharks. Great white sharks are among the millions of sharks that each year get tangled in fishing nets, discarded by fishing vessels as bycatch or have their fins cut off fo... More »

The world's largest predator in the fish genus, the great white shark averages 15 feet in length but can reach lengths of 20 feet and weights of more than 5,000 pounds. Some reports have indicated the great white can gro... More »

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There are numerous discrepancies over the size of the largest great white ever caught, but the Canadian Shark Research Center claims that the largest, accurately measured great white shark was caught in 1988 off Prince E... More »

Because of its highly streamlined shape and powerful swimming muscles, a great white shark can swim up to 35 miles per hour in short bursts. In addition to its ability to swim in short bursts, a great white can also move... More »

According to the Ocean Portal of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the average female great white shark is 15 to 16 feet long while the average male is 11 to 13 feet long. Very large great white sharks ... More »

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