Sandtiger Shark Carcharias taurus (Rafinesque, 1810).
Aka Gray Nurse Shark in Australia, Spotted Ragged-Tooth Shark in South Africa.

Bibliography by Rod Garner is in Drum and Croaker 34, 26-42. Jan. 2003 (download pdf)..

Video showing the uterus of a pregnant sandtiger shark. While the endoscope didn't work and the wall of the uterus was cut open (notice all the air inside), it is nevertheless amazing footage showing the uterus filled with a "soup" of embryos and nutritive eggs.
Thanks to Charlott Stenberg.

Sandtiger Sharks in Captivity

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Sandtiger Shark Litters

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Large Sandtiger Sharks

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