Dive into the world of sharks with our JAWsome fact sheets.
When people think of a shark, they usually have one image in their mind and it’s that of the great white. A shark with a large dorsal fin protruding from the water, a large torpedo -shaped body and huge teeth. In reality, there are over 500 different species of shark, all of them varying in size and appearance. So lets look at what actually makes a shark a shark: DIVE IN TO LEARN MORE
Sharks have the same 5 senses we do, but they can also detect pressure changes and electrical currents. Learn more about their super senses: DIVE IN TO LEARN MORE
Sharks have three main methods of reproduction. They have long pregnancies ( gestation periods) and regardless of method, they do not produce a lot of babies (offspring) :
How do we save sharks? What are shark sanctuaries? Fin bans? Finning bans? How can YOU help save sharks?
What is shark tagging? How do scientists tag sharks? What do they use? What do the tags do?
How do we study sharks? What tools and equipment do we use? What questions do we ask?
How do we use photos and videos to learn about sharks? To protect them?