The crocodile shark is a pelagic shark that got its name for its vigorous and continuous snapping when caught. Find out all the facts about this small shark with a powerful bite relative its size.
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.
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 Basking Shark is a slow moving, gigantic shark that goes through the waters mouth open swallowing everything in its path. Read on to find out more about it.
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 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.
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 Pacific Sleeper Shark may be a slow, elusive, and quiet swimmer, but it has one of the most powerful bites of all shark species.
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 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.
Contrary to the erroneous belief that sharks are bloodthirsty man-eaters, the Nervous Shark is one species that is actually afraid of humans.
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.