The Silky Shark is a widely distributed but heavily fished shark known for following schools of tuna fish around. But this habit makes it prone to getting caught as bycatch. Read on to know more facts about this shark.
The Lemon Shark is the most well-known and researched shark in the science world today. Find out all there is to know about this powerful shark here.
Though powerful and dangerous-looking, the Sand Tiger Shark generally avoids humans and is one of the shark species with embryos that eat each other. Read more about it here.
The Zebra Shark is distinctly beautiful, harmless to humans, and it’s one of the few sharks where females can reproduce without mating. Sadly, this shark is one of many Endangered shark species today.
The Prickly Shark is an uncommon species that’s very abrasive to touch and it appears to have some kind of revenge thing going on with the sixgill shark! Read on to find out more.
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.