Amazing facts about great white sharks
STRANGE FACTS ABOUT GREAT WHITE SHARKS: childrens science, interesting facts about animal by Tony STRANGE
10 facts about great white sharks!
The great white shark Carcharodon carcharias , is one of the most feared sharks in the world. The great white belongs to one of the oldest groups of sharks: the mackerel sharks. Many of its members have existed, in close to their current form, for over million years. The lifespan of great white sharks is estimated to be as long as 70 years or more. Great white sharks are from 3. The female is usually larger than the male.
Brought into the spotlight by the "Jaws" movie series and celebrated by the Discovery Channel's Shark Week, great white sharks are among the better-known types of sharks. They can be identified by their gray skin, white bellies, bullet-shaped bodies and rows of up to serrated, triangular teeth. They grow to be about 15 to 20 feet 4. Though massive, the great white is not the biggest shark. This classification goes to the whale shark, which is not considered a predatory fish.
five amazing facts about great white sharks
Jump to navigation. Carcharodon carcharias , more commonly known as the great white shark, is one of more than shark species and is the largest of all predatory sharks in the ocean today. Adult great white sharks grow to a maximum size of approximately 20 feet in length, weigh up to 6, pounds, and are estimated to live for 30 years. Great whites play a special role in the ocean as a top predator by keeping prey populations such as elephant seals and sea lions in balance. The presence of great white sharks ultimately increases species stability and the diversity of the ocean. Great white sharks have serrated bladelike teeth with the upper jaw containing a row of teeth and their lower jaw teeth. These triangular teeth can reach up to 6.