How Do Sharks Reproduce?

Answer: There are three different ways in which every shark species reproduce. While mating in sharks has been rarely observed, most species do it while they swim parallel to each other and the male inserts a clasper into female’s oviduct. Oviparity Sharks lay...

What Is The Largest Shark In The World?

Answer: The largest species of shark in the world is the whale shark. Curiously, this shark is harmless to humans and only feeds on plankton and small fishes. According to records, the largest whale shark ever caught was 12.6 meters long.     Links to other...

How Many Layers Of Teeth Do Sharks Have?

Answer: They have many rows of teeth in each jaw. Shark teeth quickly fall as they are not firmly attached to the jaws. Therefore they replace the falling teeth with the ones in the row behind.     Links to other pages in this site What Color Is The...

Why Do People Kill Sharks?

Answer: Sometimes people kill sharks for sport while fishing. Other times, humans kill sharks for fishing to use their meat as food and to use their fins for medicinal purposes. A large number of sharks is a victim of bycatch, as result of commercial fishing since...

How Do Sharks Use Static Electricity?

Answer: Sharks have electroreceptor organs called Ampullae of Lorenzini. They can detect the electromagnetic fields generated by the muscle movements of all living things. This sense is used by sharks to find its prey. Sharks have hundreds to thousands Ampullae of...

How Many Shark Attacks There Are In The World?

Answer: The international shark attack file reported 96 shark attacks worldwide in 2006. From those, 62 were believed to be unprovoked attacks, which mean that humans did nothing to make the shark attack them.     Links to other pages in this site How Many...