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We answer some of the most asked questions about sharks. How many types of sharks are there? Is a shark a mammal? Read on for some fun facts.

We answer some of the most asked questions about sharks. How many types of sharks are there? Is a shark a mammal? Read on for some fun facts.

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There are more than 500 species of sharks, including Goblin Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, and Whale Sharks, roaming around our oceans and, well, there’s really no need to be scared. They are, of course, large and are equipped with very scary, sharp-looking teeth––but they’re more than just the ocean’s predators. In fact, assuming that sharks are just that is a huge disservice to these wonderful water creatures. They range in size, color, and just about every attribute a species can have.

There are more than 500 species of sharks, including Goblin Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, and Whale Sharks, roaming around our oceans and, well, there’s really no need to be scared. They are, of course, large and are equipped with very scary, sharp-looking teeth––but they’re more than just the ocean’s predators. In fact, assuming that sharks are just that is a huge disservice to these wonderful water creatures. They range in size, color, and just about every attribute a species can have.

Help save sharks by symbolically adopting them! You can adopt a shark through various non-profit ocean conservation groups. When you sponsor a shark, this means you are supporting an organization that works toward the protection of these species through conservation and research projects. Shark adoptions make wonderful gifts to shark lovers. Adopt a shark today and help save these beautiful creatures.

Help save sharks by symbolically adopting them! You can adopt a shark through various non-profit ocean conservation groups. When you sponsor a shark, this means you are supporting an organization that works toward the protection of these species through conservation and research projects. Shark adoptions make wonderful gifts to shark lovers. Adopt a shark today and help save these beautiful creatures.

Ten of the Longest Species of Sharks in the World

We have already seen some of the worlds smallest sharks so its only fair we take a look at the worlds longest as well. These are the killers of the sea, the real nightmares of the deep and all of them deeply underappreciated. So let's play some Jaws music and get on with the list...

River Ganga has a species of Shark which is called the”Ganges Sharks”. It is commonly found in River Ganga, Hoogly, Mahanadi, Brahmaputra rivers in India. They prefers lower reaches of aquatic ecosystem. It is one of three species of True River Sharks found in the world.

Whale Shark Facts | 50 Fun And Interesting Facts About Whale Sharks | Ocean Scuba Dive

Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world. Although the name suggests, they are not whales; they are sharks. Confusing? A little… But don’t worry, we've put together 50 whale shark facts.