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Sharks Species

This is our list of our favourite shark types, we are not experts on this subject but.

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#1 Bull Shark

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The bull shark, also known as the "Zambezi shark" in Africa, and "Lake Nicaragua shark" in Nicaragua, is a requiem shark commonly found worldwide in warm, shallow waters along coasts and in rivers. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bull_shark)

#2 Great White Shark

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The great white shark, also known as the great white, white shark or "white pointer", is a species of large mackerel shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_white_shark)

#3 Mako Shark

Mako Sharks R Amazing!

The shortfin mako shark, also known as the blue pointer or bonito shark, is a large mackerel shark. It is commonly referred to as the mako shark, as is the longfin mako shark. The shortfin mako can reach a size of 4 m in length. The species is classified as Endangered by the IUCN. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shortfin_mako_shark)

#4 Blue Shark

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The blue shark is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, that inhabits deep waters in the world's temperate and tropical oceans. Averaging around 3.1 m and preferring cooler waters, the blue shark migrates long distances, such as from New England to South America. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_shark)

#5 Nurse Shark

Nurse Sharks R Amazing!

The nurse shark is an elasmobranch fish within the family Ginglymostomatidae. The conservation status of the nurse shark is globally assessed as being data deficient in- the IUCN List of Threatened Species owing to the lack of information across its range in the eastern Pacific Ocean and eastern Atlantic Ocean. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurse_shark)

#6 Thresher Shark

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The whale shark is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 18.8 m. The whale shark holds many records for size in the animal kingdom, most notably being by far the largest living nonmammalian vertebrate. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_shark )

#7 Tiger Shark

Tiger Sharks R Amazing!

The tiger shark is a species of requiem shark and the only extant member of the genus Galeocerdo. It is a large macropredator, capable of attaining a length over 5 m. Populations are found in many tropical and temperate waters, especially around central Pacific islands. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_shark)

#8 Basking Shark

Basking Sharks R Amazing!

The basking shark is the second-largest living shark, after the whale shark, and one of three plankton-eating shark species, along with the whale shark and megamouth shark. Adults typically reach 7.9 m in length. It is usually greyish-brown, with mottled skin. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basking_shark)

#9 Hammerhead Shark

Hammerhead Sharks R Amazing!

The hammerhead sharks are a group of sharks that form the family Sphyrnidae, so named for the unusual and distinctive structure of their heads, which are flattened and laterally extended into a "hammer" shape called a cephalofoil. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammerhead_shark)

#10 Whale Shark

Whale Sharks R Amazing!

The whale shark is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 18.8 m. The whale shark holds many records for size in the animal kingdom, most notably being by far the largest living nonmammalian vertebrate. (Text source: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_shark)

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