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Great White Shark

The Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as White Pointer, White Shark or Amaletz, is an exceptionally big lamniform shark found in coastal surface waters in all major oceans.

Reaching lengths of about 6 meters (20 feet) and weighing over 2000 kilograms (4,000 pounds), the Great White is the world's largest predatory fish.

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