What Do Sharks Eat? Let’s Find Out!

One of the first questions people usually ask about sharks is, “What do they eat? Do they eat humans?!” We have shared a few blogs explaining that sharks do not hunt people. Humans are bony and not nearly fatty enough to be appealing to sharks. So what is the perfect shark meal? Well it depends…

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Sharks Literally Puke Their Guts Out- Here’s Why

Sharks are complex and amazing creatures. While lots of research has been done on these graceful predators there is still much scientists want and need to learn. Since sharks can be elusive it is often hard to view them in their natural habitats displaying natural behaviors. This week I stumbled upon this interesting article from…

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Shark Party in New Jersey!

[:en]Hopefully everyone had a fantastic Memorial Weekend! The sharks in New Jersey certainly did! We’ve discussed in previous blogs the amazing technology the group OCEARCH employs to track sharks in real time. You can view our older blog here http://bit.ly/2rAidKI! This awesome technology lets you track sharks in real-time and keep track…

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4 Shark Myths Debunked!

[:en]1. Sharks Eat Humans: FALSE. While sharks may sometimes attack humans, sharks don’t seek out humans for food. When an attack does occur, it’s most likely that the territorially-minded shark has mistaken the human for its actual prey (a seal, for example). In fact, most of the time, shark bites are actually “

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Anatomy of a Shark!

[:en]Skeleton: Sharks belong to a family of fish known as Elasmobranchii, a subclass of Chondrichthyes, or in simple terms, cartilaginous fish. Chondrichthyes have skeletons made up of cartilage rather than bone, and lack a swim bladder. This particular class of fish contains over 600 species, including sharks, rays and skates. Cartilage…

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Great White Shark vs Killer Whale: The two deadliest sea titans are now waging war on each other.

[:en]An interesting article in the Daily Mirror discusses the war raging between Great White Sharks and Orcas aka. Killer Whales. Scientists have long believed Orcas and Great Whites were at the top of the food chain. Their paths rarely seemed to cross and both were thought to be untouchable. Until recently.

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Top 10 Shark Movies!

[:en]Do you love sharks? For many shark lovers the first time they learned about sharks was through the classic movie Jaws.  Shark movies rarely depict sharks accurately. They depict sharks as crazy killing machines that can leap from the water, fall from the sky during tornados, or chase down humans for miles and…

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Smile! New Bucktoothed Ghost Shark Species Discovered

[:en]A previously unknown ghost shark with rabbit-like teeth and a bulky head is making waves in record books; it’s the 50th ghost shark species known to science, a new study reported.   At nearly 3 feet (1 meter) in length — about half as long as the height of a refrigerator…

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Pleasure Point Great White Shark’s Cause of Death Released.

[:en]  A necropsy was completed Monday on a great white shark that swam onto shore, startling surfers and residents in the Pleasure Point neighborhood of Santa Cruz. The shark beached itself and was turning up-side-down in the hours before it died because it was brain dead, Sean R. van Sommeran of…

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Surprise Your Friends with These Amazing Shark Facts! – Galapagos Sharks

[:en]Sharks are an important part of Hawaii’s eco-system. Hawaii has approximately 40 different shark species that call its waters home.  These include some of the sharks you see on our tour – such as Galapagos Sharks, Sand Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Whale shark, Grey Reef shark and more. The…

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