How Long Do Mother Sharks Carry Their Babies?

How Long Do Mother Sharks Carry Their Babies?


The viviparous sharks who carry their pups until they born, have different gestation periods.

The dogfish shark is known to keep their pups for 18 to 24 months.

The bull shark gestation is about one year.

The hammerhead shark gestation period is from 7 to 12 months.

Other species that are ovoviviparous carry the eggs until the pups are fully developed. They also have long gestation periods.

The tiger shark gestation is around 14 to 16 months.

The great white shark gestation is around 11 months.

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