Tope (Galeorhinus galeus)
  Information: Tope is a medium sized shallow water shark, fairly common on all coasts of Ireland during summer. Greyish in colour with short, triangular pectorals and a deeply notched tail fin. Very popular sport fish, particularly with inshore boat anglers. Male fish to 30lbs are often encountered in packs (Dingle, Westport, Galway Bay, Blacksod and Lough Swilly) but much larger females are either loners or are found in small groups. Grows to 80lbs.
  Specimen Weight: 18.14 kg (40lbs)
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