As its name suggests, the Caribbean Reef Shark is commonly found in Caribbean waters. It’s the largest apex predator in its ecosystem. However, there is some controversy concerning the practice of humans feeding this shark bait for divers to approach it for a closer look.
Though the Whitetip Reef Shark is known for stealing fish, it can stay without food for 6 weeks. Spear fishers may often encounter it when it lunges at them to steal their catch. Learn more about this shark that’s now officially a threatened species.
Madison Stewart, also commonly known as the “Shark Girl,” is a young dive master and an underwater filmmaker. She strongly advocates for the protection and conservation of sharks and has committed her life to protecting sharks.
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.
As sharks continue to disappear from the earth’s waters largely due to human activities, it’s time we become more aware of the dilemma of endangered sharks. As many as 11 species may become extinct soon. Here are the details and a few tips on how you can help.