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Mango (Shark) Nils requested this tattoo of a composite shark for its meaning (strength and adaptability) and for its shape as it can nicely follow the lines of the muscles on the side of the ribs and abs. The central part of the shark´s body includes a turtle whose shell is made of a sun (shaped by mountains and with a koru on the inside). Its back flippers are[...]

A Wave is symbolized as one of the strongest forces on earth. so strength for one. also if you read more into it, its about faith, a wave is you against mother nature, you cannot control it, you just have to put your faith into her.

from Berlinroots

40 Maori Tattoo Vorlagen und Designs

I dont like tribal tattoos but I like the location/layout of this one. Maybe it could be tiny paisleys?