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Grey Nurse Shark

This magnificent set of jaws from the museum’s fish collection is testament to the presence of Grey Nurse Sharks, common in Port Phillip Bay during the late 19th century.Explore this Object 
Concern about the Grey Nurse Shark depleting fish stocks led the government of the day to offer a reward to fishermen based on the length of each shark killed.
Jaws of the Grey Nurse Shark

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