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Where do Whale Sharks live?

October 22, 2017
Whale Shark Habitat Whale shark lives in tropical waters but its distribution is circumtropical with the exception of Mediterranean Sea. At times, these sharks are also seen in the Bay of Fundy in Canada and Sea of Okhotsk in Japan to the north. The existence of this species is possibly…

Where do Tiger Sharks live?

October 22, 2017
Tiger Shark Habitat Tiger sharks are distributed all throughout the world in warm temperate and tropical waters. Tiger Shark Distribution It goes all the way up to Uruguay from Cape Cod off the western coast of Atlantic Ocean. It includes Caribbean islands, Gulf of Mexico and Bermuda. It goes up…

Where do Hammerhead Sharks live?

October 22, 2017
Hammerhead Shark Habitat Hammerhead sharks prefer swimming in the continental shelf and seashores of tropical waters around the world. During summer, few individuals are seen to migrate toward the poles like the South China Sea and off Florida. These sharks are present even within a depth of about 1 meter…

Where do Great White Sharks live? Great White Shark Habitat

October 22, 2017
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is an epipelagic species and it is thought to occupy nearly all offshore and coastal water with the temperature estimating at 12 and 24 °C (54 and 75 °F). White sharks likely inhabit South Africa United States, and the Dyer Island. Let us see where do great white…

Where do Bull Sharks live?

October 22, 2017
Bull Shark Habitat Bull sharks are assertive species and they like to swim in shallow waters. They are usually present in warm temperate and tropical waters around the world. For the most part, bull sharks live below 30 meters depth of the continental shelf and its range cannot extend to…

What do Whale Sharks Eat?

October 22, 2017
The diet of the juvenile individuals of the whale sharks is unknown. However, it is assumed that they feed on small teleost fishes and zooplankton. It is estimated that a young individual can feed up to 46 pounds of food each day. The large individuals prey on schooling teleosts (of…

What do Hammerhead Sharks Eat?

October 22, 2017
The Great Hammerhead shark preys on a diverse group of marine animals. It usually dines at dawn and dusk and includes sea catfishes, lobsters, tarpon, jacks, squids, sardines, toadfishes, groupers, porgies, crustaceans, crabs, herrings, croakers, boxfish, octopus, porcupine fish, grunts and even smaller sharks (like smoothhounds). Above all, the hammerhead…

What do Bull Sharks Eat?

October 22, 2017
Bull shark hunts alone and in order to catch its target, it uses bump-and-bite technique. Every so often, the bull sharks stalk its prey in dirty waters where it is not easy to see through so that its prey cannot see it coming. Bull sharks prey on a diverse group…

How many Teeth does a Whale Shark have?

October 22, 2017
Whale shark is a plankton-eating shark. Each jaw contains about 300 to 350 rows of small teeth. There are curved cusps on its tiny teeth. The size of each tooth is about 3 millimeters. The whale shark possesses almost 27,000 teeth in total. However, they do not seem to play…
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