Sea Animals

Fish Facts

  • Fishes are cold-blooded and they can't control their body temperature.
  • Fish can feel pain. They have a good sense of taste, sight and touch. Many fish taste without opening their mouth.
  • Whale shark is the largest fish and they can grow to 50 feet long.
  • Fish like Trigger fish can swim backwards.
  • If gold fish is kept in a dark room it will lose its color.

Sea Sharks

Sea Sharks

Sharks, the most valuable part of the marine ecosystem are the main predators of the sea. Sharks are kinds of fish that belongs to the super order Selachimorpha. Sharks have a highly streamlined body with a full cartilaginous skeleton system. Sharks are the largest species in the sea world that develop fully mature young ones. The young ones appear as a miniature version of their parents. The young ones are born with a full set of grown teeth and have the ability to swim as they come out of their mother.

There are many shark species that range in different sizes. There are about 350 (rough estimation) species of shark separated in to several orders. The fully grown sharks measures about 18 cm long. Some sharks have the size range as like humans i.e. 1.5 - 2.1 m long. And the remaining species are below 1 m long.

Types of Sharks

  • Atlantic sharpnose shark
  • Angel shark
  • Basking Shark
  • Black dogfish shark
  • Blue shark
  • Brown smoothhound shark
  • Chain cat shark
  • Dusky shark
  • Dwarf Gulper shark
  • False cat shark
  • Frill shark
  • Gray Smoothhound shark
  • Great Hammerhead shark
  • Great white shark
  • Goblin shark
  • Lemon shark
  • Leopard shark
  • Megamouth shark
  • Nurse shark
  • Porbeagle shark
  • Portuguese shark
  • Rough Sagre shark
  • Sand Tiger shark
  • Shortfin mako shark
  • Shovelnose guitarfish
  • Smooth dogfish shark
  • Spiny Dogfish shark
  • Thresher shark
  • tiger shark
  • whale shark
  • whitetip reef shark
  • wobbegong shark
  • zebra shark

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