Over 20% species are Threatened or Near Threatened
Number of Species:
Approximately 500 known species worldwide
Sharks are found from warm tropical to cold polar environments. They can be found in water less than one metre deep to depths below 1000 metres.
Sharks never run out of teeth though, because they keep growing new rows of backup teeth.
Explore life beneath the ocean’s surface in the world’s largest man-made lagoon system for sharks at Shark Bay.
See sharks glide past huge windows, offering guests a glimpse into the world of one of the ocean’s top predators.
Some shark species are apex predators that play a huge role in maintaining a healthy balance of life in ocean ecosystems!