Posts Tagged With: sharks

Horn Sharks

  ” The horn shark (Heterodontus francisci) is a species of bullhead shark, family Heterodontidae. It is endemic to the coastal waters off the western coast of North America, from California to the Gulf of California. Young sharks are segregated spatially from the adults, with the former preferring deeper sandy flats and the latter preferring shallower rocky reefs or algal beds. A small &hellip Continue reading »

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The Sixgill Shark

One of the most unqiue species of sharks come from a family that dates back to the prehistoric days of our planet. The Sixgill shark has six gills instead of five and can be found at over 3300 feet below water! “The sixgill shark, or Hexanchus griseus, is a common species of deep water shark. &hellip Continue reading »

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Sharks – Virgin Births?

  “An Atlantic blacktip shark named Tidbit showed no signs of being pregnant, and she hadn’t even mated. So scientists were surprised during an autopsy of the now deceased shark to find she had been carrying a baby. That’s the second reported case of virgin pregnancy in sharks. (The first so-called virgin birth was discovered &hellip Continue reading »

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Some Quick Shark Facts!

  You can never learn too much about sharks, especially when it could turn out to be pretty helpful if you ever run into one when you dive. I’ve done a couple posts on this subject already which you may want to read:   On this article, I will be sharing a &hellip Continue reading »

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