By: D. Victor
The bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) is regarded as one of the most dangerous sharks to human beings. It is named the bull shark because of its stout appearance and aggressive behaviour. The behaviour of the bull shark is also characterised as unpredictable. It is instructive...
Physical characteristics of the Hammerhead shark
By: Danielle Friedl
The silhouette of the Hammerhead shark is one of the most recognizable shapes in the entire ocean. There are nine known species of Hammerhead shark, all extremely aggressive predators. Three of the species can be dangerous to humans because of their ability to attack ferociously...
Behavior of the Bull shark
By: Danielle Friedl
One of the most dangerous sharks to human beings - the bull shark. This feisty and extremely aggressive fish is among the three sharks most likely to attack a human being in the shallows, the other two being the great white and the tiger shark...
By: James Johnson
The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is a filter feeding shark, meaning it filters food through its gills rather than attacking and killing prey. Though reaching up to about 40 feet (over 12 metres) long, it frightens many people. It is the second-largest shark (after another...
Physical attributes of the Goblin shark
By: Danielle Friedl
Aside from the hammerhead shark the goblin shark has to be one of the more bizarre-looking sharks in the world's oceans. A deep-sea shark, the goblin was first discovered off the shores of Japan in the 1800s by Japanese fishermen and, though it can be...
By: Jonte Rhodes
The Blacktip shark is a common sight in many areas of the world, where it is regularly encountered by fishermen and divers alike. The species takes its name from the black markings on the tips of its dorsal, pectoral and lower tail fin, which is...
By: Jonte Rhodes
The Great White shark more than any other has become a star of film and literature for being the largest species of predatory shark in the world today. Despite this, and the terror that it inspires in many people, relatively little is known about its...
By: Christopher Chatterton
Behavior of the Basking shark:Whilst holidaying along the coast of Cornwall, some years ago now, my family and I decided to go for a stroll along the picturesque cliff tops around Sennen Cove. A little in to our walk I spotted what looked like two...
By: Jonte Rhodes
The bull shark is relatively common and can be found along many tropical and sub tropical coastlines. Unlike most sharks it also enters rivers and lakes, and is therefore also known as the Lake Nicaragua shark and the Zambezi shark. It is also thought to...
By: Perry McCarney
The fish that swim in schools do so primarily for protection. Although in some species, such as salmon, there is a sexual imperative component.Larger marine mammals, particularly cetaceans of the whale, dolphin and porpoise species, swim together in pods because they are social animals...

 

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