At Ocean Scuba Dive, we love to celebrate days of the year, so join us in raising a glass of plankton to our gentle giant friends and celebrate International Whale Shark Day! As a vulnerable species of shark, it is important for us to protect whale sharks and their ocean home. So whether you decide to
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world. Although the name suggests, they are not whales; they are sharks. Confusing? A little… But don’t worry, that’s why we have put together all these shark facts to help you to understand these gentle giants and learn more about them. According to the IUCN, the Indo-Pacific population
Known as the second most dangerous shark in our oceans, the Tiger Shark! This beautiful shark species can be found inhabiting both tropical and subtropical waters worldwide and is aptly named for the tiger-like patterning along its body. There are so many amazing facts about sharks that will help you to understand these magnificent creatures. We want to
Every year, an estimated 100 million sharks are killed by people. Many shark populations are depleting at an alarming rate and are close to danger of extinction. Sharks are vital to our oceans ecosystem and so it is extremely important we learn about these endangered species of shark and what is causing their deaths, so
Possibly the most famous of all the sharks, the great white. Known from the very popular films Jaws, this shark has unfortunately been given a bad rep which has stuck with them for years since. Very few creatures strike more fear in humans than this incredible shark. But the reality is, great white shark attacks
Sharks have been around for a very long time, over hundreds of millions of years in fact! And surprisingly there are still missing facts about sharks and information about this species that we do not know! While many of us may be familiar with some shark species, there are over 400 of them in total.