Both species are two terrifying ocean predators. Although sharing some traits, their physical attributes unveil unique distinctions between them.
Great White Sharks can grow up to 20 feet and weighing a massive 2,500 pounds. While Tiger Sharks usually grow up to 18 feet long and weigh 1,500 pounds.
Great White Sharks have a grayish upper body and a white underbelly. Tiger Sharks have a unique appearance with a dark blue-gray upper body and a lighter underbelly.
Great White Sharks and Tiger Sharks have rows of sharp, triangular teeth. Tiger Sharks have teeth that are less pointed and more curved, with a blade-like edge designed.
Great White Sharks are apex predators and feed primarily on seals and sea lions. Tiger Sharks, the ultimate opportunistic feeders, are known to consume sea turtles, birds and even garbage.