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However, not everyone is out to get the tiger sharks. Scientists say that predators such as the tiger shark keep the ocean's ecosystem in balance, and in Native Hawaiian belief, tiger sharks are aumakua, or sacred guardian spirits. If you'd like to learn more about tiger sharks, swim over to the links below.

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Tiger sharks are apex predators, but they are susceptible to being preyed upon by other apex predators -- especially humans. In addition to being consumed by humans as a result of finning and fishing operations, tiger sharks are eaten by great white sharks, killer whales and other tiger sharks.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_shark

Sharks do not have moveable upper or lower eyelids, but the tiger shark—among other sharks—has a nictitating membrane, a clear eyelid that can cover the eye. A reflective layer behind the tiger shark's retina, called the tapetum lucidum, allows light-sensing cells a second chance to capture photons of visible light. This enhances vision in ...

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What predators does the tiger sharks have? I'm not sure what would happen in a confrontation b/n a tiger shark & a great white if both are mutually standard size. A great white is bigger, more powerful, & like it's fellow mackeral shark-the mako-has a metabolic edge. But the tiger shark has the most efficient teeth of most any shark.

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Due to their large size, predatory prowess and indiscernible palette, tiger sharks have very few, if any, natural predators. More dangerous to the population of tiger sharks are humans, who hunt the shark for its fins, teeth, skin and flesh. Tiger sharks also contain high amounts of vitamin A in their livers, leading to their […]

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What predators does the tiger sharks have? I'm not sure what would happen in a confrontation b/n a tiger shark & a great white if both are mutually standard size. A great white is bigger, more ...

oceana.org/sites/default/files/reports/Predators_as_Prey_FINAL_FINAL1.pdf

Sharks are often the “apex” or top predators in their ecosystems because they have few natural predators. As apex predators, sharks feed on the animals below them in the food web, helping to regulate and maintain the balance of marine ecosystems. Apex predators directly limit the populations of their prey, which in turn

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/t/tiger-shark

The stomach contents of captured tiger sharks have included stingrays, sea snakes, seals, birds, squids, and even license plates and old tires. Population Tiger sharks are common in tropical and ...

www.quora.com/Are-there-any-known-natural-predators-of-sharks

NATURAL PREDATORS OF GREAT WHITE SHARKS ? PODS of Dolphins and Orcas, who are Dolphins not killer whales, target great white sharks. The sharks have fine pinhole entry points around their top lip area that sense the presence of pray or blood in the sea. Sharks have finely tuned hearing and vision.

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What Are Shark Predators? Sharks are apex predators that have no natural enemies; however, humans are predators of sharks, with an estimated 30 to 100 million sharks are killed every year by fisherman. This has caused many species of sharks to become vulnerable to endangerment.