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Greenland Shark Facts: The Old Man In The Sea

by Michael Rogers
Greenland Shark Facts: The Old Man In The Sea

Over 50 years ago, a Danish fishery biologist named Paul Marinus Hansen discovered that Greenland Sharks have a very slow growth rate. At a rate of only a few centimeters every several years, he determined that it would take a long lifespan to see a substantial growth in these sharks. Given the fact that Greenland […]

The Impressive Biological Adaptations Of Great White Sharks

by Michael Rogers
The Impressive Biological Adaptations Of Great White Sharks

Great White Sharks are probably the most feared shark in all of the ocean. These massive creatures are impressive predators that rival nearly every other predator on Earth for their hunting skills. However, even though they are the apex predator of the ocean, they do not need to be feared. Instead, they are a marvel […]

10 Incredible Facts About Thresher Sharks

by Michael Rogers
10 Incredible Facts About Thresher Sharks

Thresher Sharks are an incredibly unique species of shark. They have very unusual anatomy, behaviors, and history. Though they are relatively populous, because of their environment, there is very little human interaction. Here are ten incredibly facts about Thresher Sharks:

The Nine Amazing Types Of Hammerhead Sharks

by Michael Rogers
The Nine Amazing Types Of Hammerhead Sharks

People often think of Hammerhead Sharks as one single species. However, there are ten different types of Hammerhead Sharks, each with unique biology and behaviors. Here is a guide to all nine different types of Hammerhead Sharks and what makes them different than other Hammerheads. These Hammerhead Shark facts are essential to understanding the full […]

A Simple Guide To Shark Fins

by Michael Rogers
A Simple Guide To Shark Fins

Within the 440 different species of sharks, there is a largest diversity of fins. Each species has different types of fins that meet different biological purposes. However, with some many different kinds of fins it can get confusing understanding what each fin does and why shark species have each evolved unique fins. Here’s a simple […]

Record Breaking Sharks!

by Michael Rogers
Record Breaking Sharks!

Shark diversity comes with some really cool evolutionary adaptations. Among the over 440 types of sharks, there are some pretty impressive biological characteristics. Some of these biological characteristics allow sharks to break records in both the animal kingdom and within their own species. Here is a rundown of the type of sharks that are record […]

Ten Fast Facts About The Lemon Shark

by Michael Rogers
Ten Fast Facts About The Lemon Shark

Lemon sharks are a member of the Requiem shark family, though they have very different biological and behavioral characteristics than their cousins. These unusual sharks are sharks are commonly seen by humans because of their preferred habitats, so they are the most studied of all species of sharks. With the abundance of research, marine biologists […]

Sharks Of The Arctic

by Michael Rogers
Sharks Of The Arctic

Though most people think of sharks are cold-blooded, warm-water predators, there are actually many sharks that are endotherms. Endotherm sharks have the biological capability to raise their blood temperature to match or exceed the temperature of the water. Sharks with endothermic biology are able to live in very cold waters, even as far North as […]

Interesting Shark Facts Versus Entertaining Shark Myths

by Michael Rogers
Interesting Shark Facts Versus Entertaining Shark Myths

There have been many books written and many films produced that show sharks in a negative light. People all over the world are either fascinated or terrified by these creatures of the sea and sometimes, they’re a little bit of both. The truth is, Hollywood has done a lot of damage to the reputation of […]