This is a complete record of all recorded shark attacks that have taken place off or around French Reunion Island in the warm Indian Ocean.
If you are wondering what kind of sharks are in Red Sea, perhaps because you are planning a vacation to the area, then have a read here.
This is a list of all shark attacks that took place globally in 2013. Shark attacks are so rare, they make the news. The number of people fatally wounded by sharks annually is very, very small, considering how many million of us take to the water in the summer.
Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from...
Not only are Greenland sharks the slowest moving sharks in the world, there is every possibility they are the largest predatory sharks as well. Here are some fascinating facts about the sleeper sharks who may also hold the record for being the oldest living sharks in the world, suspected to live...
22 year old Alexandre Rassica died after having his leg bitten off by a shark while surfing in the warm waters off Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean. This attack came just a week after surfer Ben Linden lost his life off the coast of Australia.
Ben Linden became dinner to a great white shark while surfing off Wedge Island, Western Australia, on the 14th of July, 2012. He became the 5th victim in just 10 months of what could be a rogue killer great white shark prowling the region.
Dwarf lantersharks are the smallest sharks in the world. Reaching a maximum length of only 8", these deepwater sharks are seldom seen, even by their natural predators. Like many deep water creatures, they have bioluminescent properties. Their glow fools deeper water predators into believing they...
Oceanic whitetip sharks are possibly the most dangerous sharks of all. Ocean-going and to be found in the wide open oceans far from land, they have been responsible for the 1000s of deaths of shipwrecked mariners, and shot-down aircraft during the World Wars.
Frilled sharks are perhaps the oldest unchanged shark species on the planet. With long serpent-like bodies, they normally live in the deeper waters of the continental shelves, in caves and crevasses.
Bull sharks are arguably the most dangerous shark of all. They live in warm shallow coastal waters and upstream in rivers, where human interaction is possible. here are a few interesting facts about bull sharks.
The megalodon shark is the largest shark ever to have existed in this world. The average adult was 60 ft long, with some specimens believed to have reached over 90 ft in length. Fortunately, for us, they became extinct nearly 2 million years ago.
The tiger, bull and great white sharks are the top 3 most dangerous sharks in the world. Huge, powerful fish, their bites inflict the most awful injuries that sometimes results in death.
Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!
Here are some really interesting facts about great white sharks for kids, with answers to the most commonly asked questions about them.
This is a complete list of all unprovoked shark attacks that takes place in US coastal waters in 2012. Every year, there are shark attacks in waters where people play, and as more and more of us enter the domain of the shark, so attacks will increase.
This is a list of all shark attacks in South Africa in the year 2012. The warm waters around South Africa are home to some of the world's most dangerous sharks, and as more of us enter the sea to surf or take part in other watersports, it is only natural shark attacks are on the rise.
If you are worried about the possible presence of dangerous sharks in British waters, you may feel somewhat reassured by how few there really are. Out of the 29 different types of sharks that have been spotted around Britain's coastline, there are only 7 potentially dangerous sharks, not including...
While the fearsome great white shark can grow to a massive 20 feet, most are much smaller. But what is the biggest one ever found?
Australia's South West is now the most deadly for shark attacks, having suffered 4 fatal shark attacks within a 7 month period, when normally Australia can expect just 1 fatal shark attack per year.
Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.
Here are some free pictures of sharks for you to download, and for your kids to color in. Children love anything to do with sharks, and marine images of what goes on in that deep and distant world underneath the sea.
Second Beach at Port St John's, South Africa, has earned the reputation of being the most dangerous beach in the world for shark attacks, after suffering 6 fatalities in just six years.
Here are a few facts about those beautiful, streamlined creatures, blue sharks.
Whale sharks are enormous creatures. Not only are they are the biggest sharks in the world, they are the biggest fish in our seas. Yet amazingly, whales sharks are gentle giants that wouldn't hurt a fly!
Sharks have been studied extensively in recent years, and some cool shark facts have been put together that are simply amazing! Have a read at some of the things you possibly didn't know about sharks.
A complete list of all the sharks found in the Mediterranean Sea, with a separate list of sharks dangerous to humans.