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Shark Bite

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 18.8 - 21.6%

CBD 0.81 - 1.07%

Effect Sleepy

Side Effect Concern

Flavor Sweet

Shark Bite Strain Information


High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%


Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%


Newbie Skilled

Shark Bite is a balanced 50/50 hybrid with a sweet and sour flavor and a distinct aroma of candy, kush, herbs, and slight lemony notes.

Genetics Info

The strain was cultivated by the Archive Seeds team from Portland, Oregon. It is a cross between Face Off OG and a Great White Shark. Thick buds are covered with crystalized trichomes and clear pistils. The level of THC tops out at 24% with fairly 1% of CBD. Such a THC ratio makes Shark Bite beneficial to experienced smokers only. Novice users should give preference to less potent strains instead.

Shark Bite Strain Effects

Being a 50/50 hybrid, this strain affects users in different ways that vary depending on their own level of tolerance to either Indica or Sativa. Some users enjoy an energetic and inspiring high that stimulates the desire to interact socially. Others, on the contrary, feel relaxed deeply, and nearly sedated.

Despite that, every smoker is guaranteed with buzzy sensations that make their way up and down through the entire body. The most vivid sensations are located in the temples. Such physical effects make this cannabis perfect for those patients suffering from headaches, cramps, spasms, and muscle tension. Speaking about mental issues, the strain does its thing as well.

Smoking might help to cope with anxiety, depression, PTSD, stress, and provide a general mood-uplifting effect. That is what makes this cannabis perfect for those who want to complete day-to-day tasks while enjoying the pleasant psychological unwind.

Typical effects:

  • Euphoric
  • Energetic
  • Focused
  • Relaxed

Growing Tips

The plant does well both indoors and outdoors. The seeds can be ordered from an official website.

Side Effects

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Thirst and dry mouth 22% Voted
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Shark Bite Strain Cannabinoids

THC Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component. 18.8 - 21.6%
CBD Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps. 0.81 - 1.07%
CBC Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. 0.23 - 0.53%
CBG Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure. 0.15 - 0.75%
CBN Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss. 0.18 - 0.22%
THCV Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V. 0.37 - 0.55%

Shark Bite Terpene Profile

Pinene Pinene is one of the most widespread terpenes in nature, found in pine trees, basil, nutmeg, parsley, and rosemary. Cannabis containing terpene (alpha-pinene or α-pinene) boasts a strong pine scent. Pinene is responsible for anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and anti-anxiety effects. 0.23%
Myrcene Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon. 0.07%
Humulene Humulene (also known as α-humulene) is one of the major terpenes found in cannabis, contributing to woody, earthy, spicy, herbaceous, and, mainly, floral aromas of cannabis. Used in modern medicine, humulene offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and appetite suppressant effects, which have been well-researched by pharmaceutical companies. 0.04%
Limonene Limonene (also known as d-limonene) is the second most common terpene in nature and the third most common terpene in cannabis. It has a powerful citrus aroma and can be found in all citruses, including lemons, oranges, grapefruits, limes, juniper, etc. Limonene is known to elevate moods and provide anxiety, depression, and stress relief. 0.24%
Linalool Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes. 0.11%
Terpinolene Terpinolene is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis; however, It's usually presented in small quantities. Is responsible for piney, floral, herbaceous, and even a little bit citrusy aroma of cannabis. Terpinolene can be found in lilacs, nutmeg, and cumin. In cannabis, terpinolene contributes to the sensation of "freshness." Has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases. 0.01%
Phellandrene Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender. 0.16%
Caryophyllene Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects. 0.14%
Total terpenes content 1.00%


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Growing Info

Flowering time 63 - 72 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Moderate
Harvest time 77 Days
Yield outdoor 15 - 20 Oz/plant (~ 550 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

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User Reviews 6


tried flowers and wax, both are great

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Jeff Parker

its a heavy hitter, if you wanna have a heavy hitter - get it!

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Maiong Vang-Thao

its a hybrid but leans on to sativa cause I felt uplifting and euphoric. Yeah it gives relaxation but it didnt make me sleepy. HIghly enjoyable effects!

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Ms. Real Review

i was curious and decided to try this mj with such a scary name lol. So, - taste is fruity, herbal, lemon (SB is rich in limonene); - I felt active and euphoric but giggly (may be strong because of 22-14%); - no side effects to mention. Highly recommende

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Irma Gomez

worked great for my muscle spasms but caused nausea

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holy crap, ill never try it again. Not a hint of euphoria or happiness. I was dizzy and my eyelids were super heavy. I had to lay down and wait till its over. Def not my type

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