The Great White Shark The Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) is also known as white death, white pointer, or great white. This shark species is found in all major oceans around the world. It weighs over 2268kg and matures around the age of 15 years. It has a life span of over thirty years.
Hammerhead Shark Hammerhead sharks have a distinctive and unusual head structure. Their heads are laterally flattened and extended to form a ‘cephalofoil’ or ‘hammer’ shape which they are named after. Hammerheads are mostly found throughout the world in warm waters. Hammerhead sharks are olive-green to gray-brown in color on their tops. Their undersides are white in color. They have heavy serrated and triangular teeth. Individuals can easily identify their extra-tail and pointed dorsal fins.
Lemon Shark Lemon Sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) are called lemon sharks because of their distinctive yellow color. They tend to stay close to the surface of the water. They also prefer water that is moderate or warm. They are basically loners but sometimes they form small groups. Lemon sharks seem to be able to do very well in any type of location, feeding at the surface or along the sand at the bottom of the water. They are large in size and they are able to defend themselves very well. They have been known to attack people from time to time. Lemon sharks feed on various types of fish that are found in the water. Mainly they stick to small prey that does not fight. They do not require a large meal due to their small size and can go quite a while without food.
Basking Shark The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest fish in world. This species of sharks that has a feeding habit of feeding on its prey while appearing to be basking on the water surface swimming slowly with its entire dorsal fin out of water.