According to scientific research, sharks have personalities too. While some are shy and fearless, others are bold risk-takers that do not hesitate to explore new territories.
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?
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 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.
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 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.
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.
If you’d love to work with sharks as often as possible then our list of Jobs for Shark Lovers is what you need. You’ll also see options of part-time work for those that are not ready to commit fully just yet.
As its name suggests, the Spinner Shark is known for the spectacular spinning leaps it makes. Unfortunately, it’s now threatened from many angles especially by commercial fisheries and sports fishermen.
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.