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What is the correct term for a baby shark ?

Cria
Pup
Infant
Cub


Baby sharks are called pups. Just like there are many types of sharks, there are also different ways that sharks come into this world.

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Which is the largest shark species ?

Shortfin mako
Benthic sharks
The Whale shark
The Great white


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What is the scientific name of Thresher Shark ?

Lamina nasus
Alopias vulpinus
Carcharinus obscures
Galeocerdo Cuvier


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Which species of shark is commonly used to make the popular British food "fish" and chips ?

The great white
Shortfin mako
Whale shark
Dog fish


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Which species of shark is so gentle that it will allow scuba divers to ride on its back ?

The whale shark
The great white
Shortfin mako
Dog fish


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Which is the largest shark ?

Shortfin mako
Whale shark
Hexanchiformes
Benthic sharks


The largest is the whale shark, which has been known to get as large as 18 meters (60 feet).

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What is the biggest threat to shark populations all over the world ?

Deposition of nuclear waste
Sea accidents
Sea pollution
Overfishing


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How many average sharks are killed by human beings each year ?

Approximately 100 million
Approximately 50 million
Approximately 150 million
Approximately 25 million


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Which of these is false for Sharks ?

Sharks have rows of teeth
Sharks do not have scales
Sharks have a lateral line system
Sharks have low sense of hearing


Sharks have extremely sensitive hearing. They can identify much lower sounds than human ears can detect, and some can hear sounds more than 700 feet away. Some scientists think hearing is typically the first sense sharks use in detecting their prey.

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What is the group name for Nurse sharks ?

Bool
Cycle
School
Hub


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