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  • If you've ever wondered what types of sharks live in British waters, you might be surprised to learn just how many there are. Read about those sharks, a little about their normal habitat, and whether or not they are dangerous.

    List of Types of Sharks in British Waters

    List of Types of Sharks in British Waters

    by IzzyM18

  • Top predators, such as sharks, are vital to the health of all ecosystems, but they are being hunted and killed close to extinction.

    Sharks Are Not That Dangerous

    Sharks Are Not That Dangerous

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Seeing an Orca in the wild is an experience you will absolutely never forget. They are incredibly intelligent animals and very social in their own environment. Respect them at a silent distance.

    The Orca or Killer Whale

    The Orca or Killer Whale

    by Linda Hoxie75

  • The unexplored bottom of the ocean floor is home to a plethora of weird and creepy sea creatures who never see the sun. In this Hub I list ten of them, and explain exactly what makes them so creepy.

    The Top Ten Creepy Deep Sea Creatures

    The Top Ten Creepy Deep Sea Creatures

    by K S Lane9

  • A starfish ripped into pieces can grow a new starfish from each piece. What more could you possibly want to find the perfect science nonfiction monster living among us? Find out here.

    Starfish: What Is it That Makes Them so Creepy?

    Starfish: What Is it That Makes Them so Creepy?

    by Theophanes3

  • Marine compounds that were once known to be toxic to humans have now become life-saving drugs. Many of these are used either as anticancer drugs or to relieve pain in cancer.

    Anticancer Drugs From Marine Sources

    Anticancer Drugs From Marine Sources

    by Sherry Haynes0

  • The animals of the sea are playful and beautiful in their own special way. Learn about these remarkable aquatic animals - some of the largest in the world - manatees and dugongs.

    Dugongs Mermaids and Manatees

    Dugongs Mermaids and Manatees

    by Kelly Kline Burnett8

  • Some think there are none, but this is a complete listing of all recorded shark attacks in British waters which may surprise you!

    Shark Attacks in British Waters

    Shark Attacks in British Waters

    by sharkfacts17

  • Most of the top 10 worst shark attacks in the world involved maritime shipping disasters where people were thrown into shark-infested waters.

    Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World

    Top 10 Worst Shark Attacks in the World

    by sharkfacts49

  • If you are worried about the possible presence of dangerous sharks in British waters, you may feel somewhat reassured by how few there really are. Out of the 29 different types of sharks that have been spotted around Britain's coastline, there are only 7 potentially dangerous sharks, not including the great white whose sightings have never yet been confirmed, but are highly suspected of being present.

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    Are There Dangerous Sharks in British Waters?

    by sharkfacts15

  • Basking sharks are the second biggest fish in the oceans, and are to be found in all temperate seas of the world. Harmless plankton eaters, basking sharks spend their summers slowly swimming around on or near the surface of the water with their mouths open, filtering plankton and small fishes from the seas. In winter, they dive to great depths in the deepest oceans where they continue to feed off plankton from the foot of water columns.

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    Facts About Basking Sharks

    by sharkfacts8

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