California’s San Francisco Bay has seen repeated incidents of what could be thousands of dead sharks, rays, and several other fish species over the past several months. What’s the cause?
John Craig, a British diver originally from Sunderland but now living in Australia, was followed by a 4-meter long tiger shark while spearfishing in Western Australia. Here is his incredible story and audio interview.
The Great White Shark is arguably the most famous and feared of all shark species. See our updated species profile for all the key information about this ancient and beautiful predator.
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 bigeye thresher shark is a species in a group of sharks that use their unique long tails to stun and catch prey. It can wield this tail with astonishing speed too. Read on to find out more about its hunting habits, habitat, conservation status etc.
The once abundant Angelshark is now listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Due to overfishing, over 80% of its population is now lost. It’s possible this shark may become extinct soon.
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.
The cookiecutter shark got its name from the round, cookie shaped wounds it leaves on its victims bodies. Learn more about this small, parasitic, and ferocious shark that is so scary, it got a part in a horror movie.
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.
A recent shark fishing incident in Belize has conservation bodies and marine lovers outraged. The dead animals include a pregnant shark and other protected/endangered species. But local authorities say it’s completely legal.
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.