1. The_Barefootwalker

    Curious fact: The Chimaera is also known as Chimaera fish , ghost sharks , ratfish , or rabbitfishes . These fish are related to both sharks and rays and are a member of the order Chimaeriformes . This species look like sharks in many ways including the claspers that they have , which are used for internal fertilization . While they have this in common with sharks they are different in that they have uppe . . .

  2. The_Barefootwalker

    Curious fact: There is 4 different ways how sharks can reproduce: . 1) LAYING EGGS (OVIPARITY) In total , about 30 percent of sharks are oviparous . . 2) GIVING BIRTH TO LIVE SHARKS (VIVIPARITY) . Examples of viviparous are hammerhead sharks and bull sharks . . 3) EGGS DEVELOP INSIDE THE MOTHER (OVOVIVIPARITY) Most sharks have ovoviviparous embryonic development , as the eggs hatch within the oviduct of . . .

  3. The_Barefootwalker

    Curious fact: Whale sharks are ovoviviparous . Inside the uterus of a female , which was nicknamed “megamamma supreme” , scientists found over 300 embryos , far exceeding the highest number found in any other shark . Interestingly , many of these embryos were at different stages of development – some were still in their egg cases whilst others had emerged but were still in the uterus . This may sig . . .

  4. Lindsay X 2

    So it's no secret that Broadreach is back , and our good friend Lindsay is too , bringing her Sharky Biology to the youngbucks . . . . BUT I bet you didn't know that her namesake or shall we say 'Spirit Animal' ALWAYS seems to know when she is coming to #Fiji and is ready at #SharkReef with a big ass #BullShark smile ! ! ! So meet Lindsay the Human and 'Lindsay' the Bull Shark . 'Lindsay' the #LadyBull has . . .

  5. Heroexplore Scuba Divers & Adventurers

    🔵 Heroexplore’s Notes: There are 4 different ways how sharks can reproduce: . 1) LAYING EGGS #OVIPARITY In total , about 30 percent of sharks are oviparous . . 2) GIVING BIRTH TO LIVE SHARKS #VIVIPARITY Examples of viviparous are hammerhead sharks and bull sharks . . 3) EGGS DEVELOP INSIDE THE MOTHER #OVOVIVIPARITY Most sharks have ovoviviparous embryonic development , as the eggs hatch within th . . .

  6. Jim Knowlton on Instagram

    Sightings of sevengill sharks were rare off California until about ten years ago . Then , suddenly , divers started seeing them during spring off La Jolla Cove , and also at Carp Reef . Maybe there are more sevengill sharks because the ocean off California is getting healthier: no gill nets within 3 miles of shore , wastewater is treated better , and marine protected areas are allowing the ocean to recov . . .

  7. OceanX on Instagram

    On April Fool's Day in France , children try and stick a cutout of a #fish onto an unsuspecting adult's back . When the victim of this (or any April Fool's joke) finds out , the prankster then shouts " poisson d'avril ! " , or " April fish ! " In the ocean , every day is " poisson d'avril " as these small #fish , called #remoras , attach themselves to the backs of large creatures like #sharks and #whales . Using . . .