The Leopard Shark is a small and harmless shark species common to waters in parts of the USA. It’s also a common feature in several aquariums due to its striking appearance and ability to survive in captivity for decades.
The Whitespotted Bamboo Shark is a strikingly beautiful and small shark that can “walk” on sand. It’s also a species that has a record of a virgin birth. Unfortunately, this is another shark species highly sought after for its meat. As a result, it’s now classified as a Near Threatened species.
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.
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.
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 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.