10 Interesting Shark Facts
Shark is a muscular, powerful and dominant beast on the deep ocean. However, above shark, men overpower them with their net, gun, spears and fishing gears. Shark is not always fortunate animal, in some area; shark is not much different from a gazelle. Anglers hunted them for their fin and they do not spare enough mercy to kill the helpless fin-less shark.
On the following post, we are going to stumble upon 10 interesting facts about Shark.
Fact 1; Shark in Ancient beast
If you already have heard Jurassic park, you should heard term Jurassic Shark too. This term is used to describe the oldness of Shark. Since the time of Dinosaurs, Shark has dominant many seas on the globe. As an extra info, marine scientists have classified 468 different species of Shark so far. This number is growing two every month.
Fact 2; Shark physiology
Shark is a fish without bones. Inside their flesh, we could only find ear-like tissue in it. Technically, Shark is classified as Cartilaginous fish. Although shark is a king on the ocean, on a dry land, Shark is mere fat and dying predator. If we keep it outside, Gravity will collapse their internal organs and murder them. Do you know why Shark is always moving? The reason is that if they do not move they will be drowning.
Fact 3: Smallest VS Biggest Shark
The smallest shark in the world ever been classified is Dwarf Lanternshark. The biggest among the dwarf shark is 17-20 cm long and it originates from Caribbean Sea. The biggest shark in the world is crowned to Whale Shark. A grown up whale shark has average measurement 12 meters long and 20 tons in weight.
Fact 4; Amazing Shark Teeth
Shark teeth are not only sharp but also unique. Every shark has 15 rows of teeth glued inside their mouth and they are rootless. Shark seem has unlimited teeth reserve and they can remove and replace their new set of teeth every day. Every year, one shark replaces around 6,000 teeth set
Fact 5; Shark is Oviparous and viviparous.
Shark is available in different species, some of them are laying eggs, and some of the other is live bearing. Special case for Tiger Shark, tiger shark is learning to be a cannibal since they are embryo. Every newborn tiger shark was consuming many embryos before they can be a new tiger shark baby. All sharks breed their new born through internal fertilization.
Fact 6; Amazing Whale Shark
Whale shark is a special shark than can living same as an old turtle does. The oldest whale shark is living up to 100 to 150 years. However, because of human and non-supported environment, many only survive 20-30 years
Fact 7; Shark’s Sensor
Shark has sensitive sensor and they can use it to hunt or escape from danger. Shark has sharp eyes, sensitive hearing, and the body is completed with Lateral line plus electro receptor that is capable to locate vibrations from electro magnetic fields, electronic and living species.
Fact 8; Most Popular Shark
Although shark is available in hundred of different species, one that is most popular is a white shark. Jaws, Stephen Spielberg movie in 1975, have brought white shark in a top popularity as one of the cruelest animal in the sea. Yet, the fact does not always like that
Fact 9: Bamboo Shark (The Walking Shark)
In Papua New Guinea coastal area, biologist recently classified new species of Shark titled Bamboo shark. The cool thing about the shark is it is not actively swimming but walking on the ocean floor. They walk using their pelvic and pectoral fins
Fact 10; Shark Fining (Sad Fact for the Shark)
Shark fining is a terminology to call the meanest shark hunting treated on the ocean. It is effective hunting technique but cruel. Once anglers catch a shark, they cut their fin and throw them back to the ocean. More than 70 million sharks died this way. Without their fins, shark is hard to move and consequently, they will be drowning before finally died. Tell me your opinion about our last shark facts.