Archives for category: Shark Information


Deep-Sea Ghost Shark Filmed For The First Time

The Pointy-nose ghost shark

The pointy-nosed blue chimaera ghost shark announced its presence with an unexpected but interesting videobombing session a while back. Scientists on a totally unrelated mission stumbled across it while filming deep in the ocean off the coast of California and Hawaii. Here’s what we know about this species.

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The Facts About Bull Sharks In Freshwater

Picture of a bull shark: Bull sharks in freshwater

Bull sharks swim where most other sharks will not dare to enter; freshwater. Unfortunately, humans frequently enter the same kind of water too and this has led to some inevitable clashes. Find out how this shark species is able to adapt to freshwater and the special reasons why it enters fresh/brackish waters in the first place.

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Orcas Versus Great White Sharks: A Perennial Battle Of Predators

Orcas Versus Great White Sharks

What sea creature can prey on and make mincemeat of great whites? Apparently the orca (killer whale) as very recent attacks show. Here’s what happens in the orcas versus great white sharks battle. Make no mistake about it, orcas have perfected the art of hunting down prey and the great white shark is not spared.

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The USS Indianapolis: Chronicle Of The Worst Shark Attack in History

Memorial for the sailors in the worst shark attack

It’s July 1945 and the world is in the throes of war, specifically World War II. A US battleship makes its way back from a delivery across the Pacific Ocean. You are about to read what occurred over the next few days. An incident that would go down in the records as the worst shark attack in human history.

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