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The Whale Shark

The Whale Shark is the largest fish in the entire Ocean! The “whale” part in its name describes his length which is comparable to whales. They are also “filter feeders” like whales. Basically, they swim through the water and use their immensegills as a filter, capturing plankton and vegetation as it swims. The Whale Shark […]

Bronze Whaler Shark

The Bronze Whaler Shark is known as Carcharhinus brachyurus in the scientific community. It is also known as the narrowtooth, bronze whaler or the copper shark. This breed also belongs to the requiem species of shark. They can grow up to a length of 11 feet (about 3.3 meters). While they do not have any […]

Differences Between Sharks And Whales

So imagine that you’ve just arrived for a visit to Planet Earth. One of your Earthling friends offers to take you on a marine discovery adventure. You are super stoked, because there are no seas on your home planet! You board a submarine and head into the Pacific Ocean’s deep waters, off the coast of […]

Blue Shark Facts That Will Not Make You Blue

by Michael Rogers
Blue Shark Facts That Will Not Make You Blue

The Blue Shark Prionace Glauca, more commonly referred to as the Blue shark, is one of the most beautiful, of all the shark species. They are deep blue on their top side, and white on their underside. Besides their colors, their long, torpedo shaped bodies, make them easily distinguishable from other species. Long and slender […]

Best Sharks Of The World To Swim With

by Michael Rogers
Best Sharks Of The World To Swim With

Have you ever wanted to swim with a shark? It sounds kind of crazy, doesn’t it? Maybe at first, but what many people fail to understand is that the majority of sharks are non-aggressive ocean swimmers who just want to live and let live in peace. When it comes to the sharks of the world, […]

All About Sharks Of The Deep

by Michael Rogers
All About Sharks Of The Deep

Unless you are a deep sea diver, you probably stick to the ocean shallows when it comes to exploration and relaxation. There are plenty of sharks, whales, and fish to be found in waters that are not-too-deep and this provides plenty of information to those who research them and plenty of entertainment to those who […]

Lesser Known Shark Species

by Michael Rogers
Lesser Known Shark Species

Everyone Knows The Big Names For most people, you can probably count the number of shark species that they know on one hand. There are over 400 different species of sharks, so that number should be way higher. Unless you are a shark enthusiast, or researcher, you likely do not know many of those species. […]

Interesting Shark Facts

While we’ve come to learn so much about sharks over the years, these apex predators of the sea still bring about awe and amazement. Why is that? It’s hard to provide a definitive answer, but all in all, the amount of shark species out there combined with our unfamiliarity with the sea lends itself to […]

The Great White Shark Diet – What Do Great Whites Really Eat?

by Michael Rogers
The Great White Shark Diet – What Do Great Whites Really Eat?

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 […]