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Species Profile: The Caribbean Reef Shark

Caribbean Reef Shark

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.

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Species Profile: The Whitetip Reef Shark

Whitetip Reef Shark

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.

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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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