The largest fish and the most feared by man. Sharks live in every
ocean. The shark has no natural predator other than the killer
whale. The physiology of the shark is beyond any other hunter, with eight
amazing sensory organs and jaws so powerful, it remains unrivaled in the animal
kingdom. The tenacity of their will to live is extremely impressive.
Gaffed, harpooned, shot, torn open, they are still able to move swiftly and rip
apart their victims. The evolution of the shark is amazing, considering
they have remained unchanged for over 350 million years.
It's not surprising that sharks are the topic of many
books, movies, and nightmares. It's also not surprising that there
is such confusion between fact and fiction due to the fear of sharks.
In this site, you'll find how sharks are essential to
the equilibrium of the marine biotope and how sharks are the only animals
that have undergone virtually no evolutionary changes in millions of
years. You'll find history of sharks and the physiology of sharks as
well as the many uses for them in science and medicine.
We'll show you information about shark attacks on
man, and attacks from other deadly aquatic creatures. If you've ever
ventured into the water or you plan to do so, you'll definitely want to browse
through this site.
On this site, you'll find shark
merchandise available to purchase online. We have links to buy shark
apparel and accessories, books, DVDs, VHS,
posters, stickers, toys and games.
You may also be interested in the
Directory of Sharks
which includes many well known sharks such as the Great White, Tiger, Bull,
Take a look at Stats Vs. Myths to see
some of the common
Preconceived Ideas of sharks and the actual facts behind them.
You can view
Shark History which shows how
the opinion of sharks have changed through the years and why there has been
such a fascination with them.
The section on
Shark Anatomy is very
extensive and should leave you with no questions as to how the shark is such
a phenomenal predator.
You can also check out some Interesting
Information about some little known facts about sharks.
Then there's our most popular section:
Shark Attacks. We show you certain accounts through history, different
reasons for an attack, and some preventative measures. Definitely a
section you should look in to.
Fact and Fiction will show you
information on how sharks react to captivity and their ability to adapt to
their surroundings. There are some
theories of shark
evolution and information on their social behavior and reproduction.
Check out Shark Uses and see how sharks
are used in certain cuisines and pharmaceuticals. You can see how they
affect the fishing industry and why they were chosen to be used in cinema
such as they box office hit Jaws.
Take a look at some Other Animals that
have some comparable features to sharks and some that are equally feared.
We hope that your visit to Shark-Info.com
will answer and questions about sharks and give you as much knowledge of
these amazing creatures as you could have hoped for.