SHARKS

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Why Sharks Attack

The reason Sharks attack is not because that they misidentify other animals with humans or because of hunger and food. There are two possible solutions that either:

1. Sharks feel threatened by humans

-or-

2. Sharks are exploring or investigating the species unknown to them

Statistics

1. There are 42 types of sharks

2. There are 566 unprovoked attacks

3. There are 125 provoked attacks

4. There are 6 Air-Sea Disaster

5. There are 105 Boat Attacks

6. There are 80 No assignment

7. There are 882 Sharks attacks as of May 1998

How to Avoid Shark Attacks

1. Don't Swim, Surf, or Dive Alone.

2. Avoid the Ocean During Dusk till Dawn.

3. Avoid areas that have been recently attacked, or a large shark has been seen.

4. Avoid entering River Mouths especially after a Rainstorm.

5. Wear Swim Goggles/Face Masks and Check Under Water Frequently.

6. Pay Attention to the Marine Environment Around You.

7. Keep a First Aid Kit With You at All Times and Maintain Current Status in First Aid Training From A Recognized Agency

Types of Sharks

  1. White Shark
  2. Tiger Shark
  3. Bull Shark
  4. Sand Tiger Shark
  5. Requiem Shark
  6. Black Tip Shark
  7. Hammerhead Shark
  8. Blue Shark
  9. Blacktip Reef Shark
  10. Shortfin Mako Shark
  11. Grey reef
  12. Bronze Whaler
  13. Lemon
  14. Caribbean Reef
  15. Spinner
  16. Sandbar
  17. Nurse
  18. Oceanic White Tip
  19. Wobbegong
  20. Dusky
  21. Leopard
  22. Silky
  23. Sevengill
  24. Galapagos
  25. Ganges
  26. Tope
  27. CookieCutter
  28. Mako
  29. Porbeagle
  30. Scalloped Hammerhead
  31. Spiny Dogfish
  32. Whitetip fish
  33. Thresher
  34. Silvertip
  35. Bignose
  36. BIgeye Sand Tiger
  37. Basking
  38. Horn
  39. Sixgill
  40. Whale
  41. Greenland
  42. Smooth Hammerhead