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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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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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Lemon Sharks: A Tiger Beach Bahamas Regular

Description Lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, gets their name because of its pale yellow brown coloring. It is also known as requin citron (France), tiburon galano (Spain), squalo limone (Italy), zitronenhai (Germany) cacao-limao (Brazil), requiem shark (UK). Lemon sharks use...
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Tiger Sharks: Perfect Scavengers

Background The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, is a member of the order Carcharhiniformes, characterized by the presence of a nictitating membrane over the eyes, two dorsal fins, an anal fin, and five gill slits. It is the largest member of the family of requiem sharks....