Nature Ramble

This week not so much of a ramble again. We’re going diving.

Everybody knows about sharks, big fearsome things with lots of teeth and a bad attitude.

Our idea of sharks is pretty much this…

A bad attitude with teeth

A bad attitude with teeth

But most people don’t know that there are many types of shark, here’s a few that are not so well known.

Angel Sharks (Squatina squatina)

Angel Sharks (Squatina squatina)

Horn Shark (Heterodontus francisci)

Horn Shark (Heterodontus francisci)

Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran)

Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran)

Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Sawshark pristiophorus japonicus-opencago

Sawshark (Pristiophorus japonicus-opencago)

Wobbegong or Carpet Sharks (Orectolobidae)

Wobbegong or Carpet Sharks (Orectolobidae)

Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)

Goblin Shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)

Frilled Shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus)

Frilled Shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus)

Photo credits and information can be found on: Earth Rangers, Wildfire Blog

Photo credits of the Angel Shark from: Best on Top 10

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Alex Jones on June 19, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    Strange looking creatures some of those sharks are.

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