The Bronze Whaler shark is a large and powerful shark that is hard to distinguish from other requiem sharks thereby making it a candidate for mistaken identity. It’s also known for attacking spear fishers for their catch.
The Port Jackson shark is one of the shark species that don’t have to keep moving to breathe. Also, it has a unique method of getting rid of unwanted stomach contents: it just turns its stomach inside out and spits the object in question out of its mouth.
The odd-looking frilled shark is so rare that it’s something of a show-stopper whenever it’s found. Here’s what is known about it so far.
The blue shark is the most heavily fished shark in the world. It’s been hunted so much that it’s now listed as Near Threatened despite its high and fast birth rate. What are the major threats to this beautiful shark? Find out here.
The once abundant Angelshark is now listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Due to overfishing, over 80% of its population is now lost. It’s possible this shark may become extinct soon.
Find out about the False Catshark, so named for its cat-like eyes but clear differences from actual catsharks. This shark has a wide gape that makes it look like it’s actually smiling at you.
The cookiecutter shark got its name from the round, cookie shaped wounds it leaves on its victims bodies. Learn more about this small, parasitic, and ferocious shark that is so scary, it got a part in a horror movie.
Though the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark is one of the largest sharks around today, it’s rare and little-known because it lives in cold, deep waters well away from the reach of the average divers and only comes to shallow waters to breed and feed.
Learn about the beautiful but strange looking tasselled wobbegong shark that blends perfectly with its surroundings, and has perfected its ambush strategy with a couple of neat tricks.
The bigeye thresher shark is a species in a group of sharks that use their unique long tails to stun and catch prey. It can wield this tail with astonishing speed too. Read on to find out more about its hunting habits, habitat, conservation status etc.