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Shark Vision: Do Sharks have Good Eyesight?

Here’s the next segment on our Shark Senses Series.  If you missed the first article, click here.  Shark vision has always seemed to be a bit of a mystery. We often hear about the mistaken identity argument related to shark-human interactions and that leads many to believe...
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Shark Senses – How Do Sharks Hunt Their Prey?

Perfectly evolved over 500 million years and surviving 5 mass extinction events, sharks are true super predators. So how do they do it? What’s senses come in to play as sharks hone in on their prey? Here’s a quick look at each of the shark senses, and how each help...
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Great White Sharks: In captivity

Take a look at this brief but interesting look at the history of Great White Sharks in captivity. We believe strongly that putting people face to face with live animals like this is very significant in inspiring ocean conservation and connecting people to the ocean environment....
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Endangered Oceans: Smalltooth Sawfish

The smalltooth sawfish is one of the most unique shark species found in warm tropical waters. It has been on the endangered species list since 2003 because of drastic reductions in their population. Unlike other shark populations decimated by the shark finning industry, this...
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Bull Sharks – knows no bounds

Description Bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, from the CARCHARHINIDAE family. Depending on where you are in the world, you might also hear it referred to as a Ganges shark, Zambezi shark, ground shark, shovelnose, freshwater whaler, swan river whaler or slipway grey. As its name...
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The Bottlenose Dolphin

The bottlenose dolphin is the most common member of the Delphinidae family. Recent molecular studies showed that the genus contains two species, the common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) and the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus). Like the na...
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Atlantic Spotted Dolphin

The Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) belongs to the Delphinidae family. They are usually  5-7.5 ft (1.6-2.3 m) long and weigh about 220-315 lbs (100-143 kg). Interestingly,their average lifespan has not been estimated, although it is general knowledge that they live...
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The Caribbean Reef Shark

Description Caribbean reef shark, Carcharhinus perezi, belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It has a robust, streamlined body typical of the requiem sharks, and is often mixed with dusky or the silky shark. Distinguishing characteristics include dusky-colored fins without...
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Nurse Sharks – a bottom dweller

Description Nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, from the Ginglymostomatidae family. Its body is yellow-brown to gray-brown, with or without small dark spots and obscure dorsal saddle markings. Mouth is set forward of eyes and is relatively high up on the head – maintaining...
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Silky Sharks – Pack Animals

Description Silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis, is a species of requiem shark named for the smooth texture of its skin. Large and slender shark, the silky shark is characterized by a moderately extended, rounded snout, a relatively sloping first dorsal fin with a blunt apex...
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