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Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish?

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This oceanic white tip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) near Cat Island, Bahamas took third place in the University of Miamis 2013 underwater photography contest, By Austin Gallagher

Oceanic Whitetip Shark - This is also called the Carcharhinus longimanus. Other names have been associated with the shark such as Brown Miller’s sand bar shark, nigano shark, brown shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler and much more.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

New research on migratory behavior of oceanic whitetip sharks can help shape conservation strategies

Oceanic Whitetip Shark – One of the amazing things about sharks is you can find z large variety of them. Yes, take for example the oceanic white tip shark.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Oceanic Whitetip Shark – One of the amazing things about sharks is you can find z large variety of them. Yes, take for example the oceanic white tip shark.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Oceanic Whitetip Shark - This is also called the Carcharhinus longimanus. Other names have been associated with the shark such as Brown Miller’s sand bar shark, nigano shark, brown shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler and much more.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Oceanic Whitetip Shark - This is also called the Carcharhinus longimanus. Other names have been associated with the shark such as Brown Miller’s sand bar shark, nigano shark, brown shark, oceanic white-tipped whaler and much more.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Oceanic white tip. I have found the proper name for a marine biologist who only studies sharks: Ichthyologists.

Mammals and fish are equipped with totally different breathing mechanisms. Sea mammals such as dolphins and whales rely on a blowhole to draw air into their lungs. These mammals periodically need to break the surface of the ocean to draw in that air.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Helicoprion is best known for its intimidating 360 degree spiral of serrated teeth. Continue scrolling to unravel the mysteries of this 290 million year old prehistoric shark.

Smallest Shark - Most people think of a shark as a big violent predator with very sharp teeth ranging the sea in search of food. But in fact, there are over 400 different species of sharks.  Did you know that sharks are some of the most amazing and most misunderstood creatures on the planet? So, for you to understand them more, here is the list of smallest sharks ever lived in the world.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Smallest Shark - Most people think of a shark as a big violent predator with very sharp teeth ranging the sea in search of food. But in fact, there are over 400 different species of sharks. Did you know that sharks are some of the most amazing and most misunderstood creatures on the planet? So, for you to understand them more, here is the list of smallest sharks ever lived in the world.

Oceanic Whitetip Shark – One of the amazing things about sharks is you can find z large variety of them. Yes, take for example the oceanic white tip shark.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Hawaii, Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon Obesus) Over Reef, Butterflyfish Sunburst A78F Poster Print (24 x 38)

Hawaii, Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon Obesus) Over Reef, Butterflyfish Sunburst A78F Poster Print (24 x 38)

Smallest Shark - Most people think of a shark as a big violent predator with very sharp teeth ranging the sea in search of food. But in fact, there are over 400 different species of sharks.  Did you know that sharks are some of the most amazing and most misunderstood creatures on the planet? So, for you to understand them more, here is the list of smallest sharks ever lived in the world.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Smallest Shark - Most people think of a shark as a big violent predator with very sharp teeth ranging the sea in search of food. But in fact, there are over 400 different species of sharks. Did you know that sharks are some of the most amazing and most misunderstood creatures on the planet? So, for you to understand them more, here is the list of smallest sharks ever lived in the world.

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Two of the main concerns that scientists have regarding the Great White Shark Cage Diving industry is the use of baits to distract sharks from normal feedi.

Saw Sharks look like Sawfish but they’re not – they’re sharks. Saw Sharks have their gills on each side of the neck like most other sharks while Sawfish gills are positioned beneath their bodies. The lifestyles of Saw Sharks and sawfish are similar, though: swish tooth-studded beak when sea creatures come close, snap up the shredded remnants. In Latin that would be veni, vidi, vici: I came, I saw, I had lunch.

Now Sea This: The 10 Most Amazing Bizarre Sharks

Strange, scary and sharp of tooth, sharks are the oceans' most efficient predators. They're much more than "mindless killing machines", however, as these ten bizarre sharks so graphically illustrate.

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Shocking Shark Fin Soup Study Airs on Shark Week - Shark Fin Soup is served in America. Find out how you can help eliminate this barbaric practice and ensure protections are in place for this beautiful species!

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