Tiger sharks, when young, have distinctive stripes along their body. Because these stripes resemble those of a tiger, they were given the name tiger sharks. They are grey to blue-green and grow from 3.3 to 7.5 meters long.
Yes there are many types of sharks in Long Island Sound. Sand Tiger Sharks are the most common which are in the aquarium at mystic. There have been sightings of Great White Sharks in the sound also. Brown, Hammerhead, and Thresher sharks have all been caught in Long Island Sound.
A great white shark is said to be stronger than tiger sharks because it has the strongest bite pressure than any other living creature, white sharks also hunt tiger sharks thus, making them a threat to tiger sharks and proving that they are deadlier.
There are about 30,000 left from the evidence There is no recorded number of Tiger Sharks at present. However, scientists believe that White Sharks are more dominant in terms of number compared to that of the Tiger Sharks.