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Related to tiger shark: bull shark
A large voracious shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) of tropical and warm temperate waters, having a grayish-brown body with dark stripes and spots that are especially prominent in juveniles.
1. (Animals) a voracious omnivorous requiem shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, chiefly of tropical waters, having a striped or spotted body
2. (Animals) any of certain other spotted sharks, such as Stegostoma tigrinum, of the Indian Ocean
a large, voracious shark, Galeocerdo cuvieri, of warm seas.