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Wobbegong Shark

The name Wobbegong comes from Australia where many of these species are found along the Great Barrier Reef. Wobbegong is aboriginal meaning “shaggy beard.”   Also called carpet shark, the Wobbegong Shark...

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Tiger Shark

The Tiger Shark is one of the worst offenders for attacking and killing humans. Unlike most other sharks, the Tiger Shark does not swim away after a single bite. Tiger Shark Distribution and Habitat The Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo...

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Whale Shark

On the Man Eater Danger Scale the Whale Shark scores a zero. It has never attacked a human and it does not have the physiology to do so. The Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) is the largest shark alive today and it is the largest...

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Nurse Shark

On the Man Eater Danger Scale, the Nurse Shark scores a 1. The Nurse Shark will not attack humans when swimming and it will not go out of its way to attack. However, people have been attacked from stepping on them or getting too...

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Oceanic Whitetip Shark

The Oceanic Whitetip Shark is known for attacking humans that are simply splashing around in the water. The Cceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) is a lesser known shark but it is one that scuba divers and swimmers...

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Spined Pygmy Shark

The Spined Pygmy Shark has thin lips. Its teeth are located in the upper and lower jaw. When the mouth is closed, the teeth interlock allowing it to take off large chunks of flesh from its prey. The award for the smallest shark...

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Lemon Shark

There have been 23 confirmed Lemon Shark attacks since records have been recorded. Features and Size The Lemon Shark (Negaprion brevirostris) is known for its yellow coloration. Some claim that it has a deep yellow colour but...

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Megamouth Shark

The Megamouth is brown to back in color on the top and their underbelly is whitish in color. The Megamouth Shark (Megachasma pelagios) is a shark few people have ever heard about. One reason for the obscurity of the Megamouth...

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Goblin Shark

The Goblin Shark’s teeth are shaped like long needles rather than the triangular serrated teeth of Bull Sharks. The Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni) has to be one of the strangest looking sharks roaming the ocean. Little...

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Hammerhead Shark

Only a couple of shark attacks have been attributed to the Great Hammerhead Shark. There are nine species of hammerhead shark. The Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran) is the largest of the nine species capable of reaching...

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Great White Shark

The Great White Shark is high of the danger scale due to its massive size, large teeth and strong bit force.   It’s the most feared of all sharks in the world. One bite from this shark (Carcharodon carcharias) can easily...

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Black Tip Reef Shark

The Black Tip Reef Shark has been known to attack humans but this is believe to be because of the resemblance to their prey. The Black Tip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is rather plain looking with the exception of a...

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Blue Shark

While the Blue Shark is large enough and has the serrated teeth capable of killing or eating a human. To date, there have only been 14 attacks with four of those being fatal. The Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) is known for its...

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Common Thresher Shark

Most scientists consider the Common Thresher Shark to be shy and not aggressive towards humans. Common Thresher Shark Features and Size The Common Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus) is the largest of the Thresher Shark species....

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Frilled Shark

The Frilled Shark scores a 1 on the man eater danger scale. There are no known encounters with people. The Frilled Shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) has an eel like appearance unlike any other shark in existence today. Frilled...

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Basking Shark

The only risk of getting eaten by a Basking Shark is to swim directly into its mouth, and even then it is likely to spit you out. The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) grows very large and is the second largest shark. The...

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