The Swell Shark is a biofluorescent species that has developed an interesting strategy for escaping predators and other perceived threats. Here are the facts about this animal as well as a video of it glowing in the dark.
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.
The Oceanic White Tip Shark is a slow-moving but very persistent ship-following fish. Learn more about this shark that is now rapidly disappearing from the seas.
Contrary to the erroneous belief that sharks are bloodthirsty man-eaters, the Nervous Shark is one species that is actually afraid of humans.
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.