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Table 1 Morphometric measurements for tiger Shark Galeocerdo cuvier caught in the Libyan coasts

From: First documented presence of Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) (ELASMOBRANCHII, CARCHARHINIDAE) in the Mediterranean basin (Libyan waters)

Measurements   Female Male
Total length TOT 97.4 95.8
Fork length FOR 71.3 69.0
Trunk length TL 28.0 27.8
Precaudal tail PCT 18.0 17.7
Percaudal length PRC 64.8 64.7
Presecond dorsal length PD2 54.1 53.8
Prefirst dorsal length PD1 24.7 24.6
Head length HDL 19.0 18.8
Prebranchial length PGL 14.0 13.5
Preorbital length POB 5.2 5.0
Prepectoral length PP1 17.1 16.9
Prepelvic length PP2 42.4 42.3
Preanal length PAL 52.0 51.5
Interdorsal space IDS 22.8 22.5
Eye length EYL 2.0 2.0
Eye height EYH 1.6 1.6
Prenarial PRN 1.8 1.7
Preoral length POR 4.1 4.0
Intergill length ING 5.0 5.1
Pectoral-fin length P1L 12.1 11.7
Pectoral-base length P1B 4.6 4.6
Pectoral-inner margin P1I 4.2 4.1
1st dorsal anterior margin D1A 10.8 10.7
1st dorsal base length D1B 7.8 7.5
1st dorsal height D1H 7.8 7.6
Dorsal caudal margin CDM 32.5 32.3
Preventral caudal margin CPV 10.1 10.0
Total weight TOW 2840 gm 2750 gm