The bull shark has relatively large eyes and black markings on the underside of the pectoral fins. The first dorsal fin is broad and slightly curved at the tip and the anal fin notch forms an obtuse angle
A map showing the distribution of the bull shark, which is found inshore, including estuaries, and offshore north of northern New South Wales and north of central Western Australia
The bull shark has a short, blunt and broadly rounded snout
The upper teeth of the bull shark are broadly triangular and strongly serrated.
Carcharhinus leucas. CAAB code: 37 018021
River whaler, freshwater whaler, Swan River whaler, Zambezi shark.
Pigeye shark (C. amboinensis).
Inshore, including in estuaries and rivers, and offshore.
55 to at least 340 cm.
Inshore (and rare large specimens in offshore) gillnet fisheries, and line fisheries.