Whale Shark

Whale Shark

Whale Shark – Rhincodon typus The whale shark is a giant of the oceans: the dimensions of its body gives it the title of the largest fish in the world and therefore, also the biggest shark. It is the only member of the genus Rhincodon. It belongs to the order...
Tiger Shark

Tiger Shark

  Photo taken by Albert Kok Tiger Shark – Galeocerdo cuvier It is the only living species of the genus Galeocerdo and is also known as sea tiger, but it should not be confused with another species called leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata). It is called...
Types of Sharks

Types of Sharks

Some types of Sharks Shark Species Great White Shark Tiger Shark Whale Shark Bull Shark Hammerhead Shark Goblin Shark Mako Shark Blue Shark Lemon Shark Basking Shark Megamouth Shark Prehistoric Sharks There are many species of sharks found in the oceans around the...
Mako Shark

Mako Shark

Mako Shark – Isurus oxyrinchus The shortfin mako shark also is known as the blue pointer and bonito shark. It is a fast speed-swimming shark that has been called “the peregrine falcon of the sharks” in allusion to the fastest bird in the world. It is...
Megamouth Shark

Megamouth Shark

Photo taken by OpenCage. Megamouth Shark – Megachasma pelagios The megamouth shark is an exotic species discovered in 1976. It is very unlikely to see, and no one suspected its existence until then, when a new family, genus, and species was created to classify...
Prehistoric Sharks

Prehistoric Sharks

Facts about Prehistoric Sharks Long before dinosaurs walked the Earth, sharks were roaming the oceans. Their legacy has been traced back at least 420 million years which is quite amazing. They have been able to evolve as needed to continue surviving. If you have seen...