White Shark jaw and photo; HFC2


Russell Museum Te Whare Taonga o Kororareka


White Shark jaw and photo

About this object

White shark caught off Whangamumu Harbour in1927 or 1928. White sharks are seldom seen in NZ waters. They usually frequent the Australian coasts where they grow to an immense size, some have been known to grow to 40 feet.


Cook Collection

Credit Line

On Loan

Object Type

Vertebrate, Animal, Print, Photographic, Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifacts

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