There are 10 different species of the sawshark: African Dwarf, Bahamas/American, Dwarf, Eastern, Japanese, Common/Longnose, Phillipine, Shortnose, Sixgill, and Tropical Sawsharks. Some people confuse sawsharks with sawfishes, but those are actually rays. While less is known about these species of sawsharks than many of its shark relatives, we think you should get to know some […]
The cookiecutter shark, also referred to as the cigar shark, is a fascinating creature with unique biological features and a penchant for large prey. Here are 13 interesting facts about your new favorite shark!
When we think of sharks, we usually think of the ocean, because that is primarily where sharks live. Many people especially connect sharks with the kind of wild and open ocean you find at the beaches of, for example, Florida and California. Since we also typically think of sharks as large creatures, although there are […]
The Great White is probably the most feared of all the sharks, and not completely without reason. Although it attacks humans far less frequently than public hysteria might suggest, it is a fearsome predator. If you had to guess what the Great White Shark diet was, after watching Jaws, you might think that it is […]
The Goblin Shark is not a pretty shark, and that is being polite. In fact, it is probably one of the strangest-looking and ugliest sharks you are likely to come across. The shark is rarely seen, and it is the only living species of a family of sharks that has otherwise died out. For that […]
What Floats Your Boat Are you amazed by mysteries, or the unknown? Are you fascinated with the magnificence of the shark species? Strange, unique, and weird facts seem to peak one’s interest, and there are many facts about sharks that are capable of peaking that interest. Tantalizing facts entertain, amaze, and are more memorable than […]
What In The World Is A Goblin Shark The Great White, Hammerhead, Tiger, and Lemon are all common names of different species of sharks. Of course, there is a way more sophisticated classification system, with over 450 species, that is extremely interesting. There are sharks that I could not even begin to pretend to know. […]
Time For Great White Sharks To Be Marveled And Appreciated Most people have heard the catchy little tune, “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my”, but most people do not reference the tune with man eating beasts. Rather, society references cuddly, friendly, and make-believe characters with the tune. These animals are all fierce predators that […]
The Hammerhead Shark is one of the most unique looking sharks that swim the world’s great ocean depths. Hammerheads are from the Sphymidae family, and there are nine known different hammerhead species. These species include the Great Hammerhead, the Smooth Hammerhead, Scalloped Hammerhead, Whitefin Hammerhead, Smalleye Hammerhead, Bonnethead, Scalloped Bonnethead, Scoophead, and the Winghead.
Sharks have been one of the biggest influences on ocean ecology, as well as one of the largest ocean predators. They provide stability in the ocean world and shape marine ecosystems. Sharks can be elusive, and this makes them harder to study, they also take longer to mature than other animals, and their reproductive capacity […]