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Great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran Two tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier A great white shark opens it mouth just before it attacks its prey with a crippling, powerful bite.  After the prey has been disabled, the shark will often wait for it to weaken from blood loss before resuming the attack.  If the shark looses a tooth in the course of the bite, a replacement just behind it will move forward to take its place, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) A whale shark swims through the open ocean in the Galapagos Islands.  The whale shark is the largest shark on Earth, but is harmless eating plankton and small fish, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island A great white shark swims through the clear waters of Isla Guadalupe, far offshore of the Pacific Coast of Baja California.  Guadalupe Island is host to a concentration of large great white sharks, which visit the island to feed on pinnipeds and tuna, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Galapagos shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands, with schooling fish in the distance, Carcharhinus galapagensis, Wolf Island Scalloped hammerhead shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands.  The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island A great white shark swims through the clear waters of Isla Guadalupe, far offshore of the Pacific Coast of Mexico's Baja California. Guadalupe Island is host to a concentration of large great white sharks, which visit the island to feed on pinnipeds and use it as a staging area before journeying farther into the Pacific ocean, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Tiger shark and horse-eye jacks, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark and underwater photographer, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier A great white shark swims underwater through the ocean at Guadalupe Island, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Blue shark underneath drift kelp, open ocean, Prionace glauca, San Diego, California A blue shark swims through the open ocean in search of prey, backlit by the sunset, Prionace glauca, San Diego, California Caribbean reef shark, ampullae of Lorenzini visible on snout, Carcharhinus perezi Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark close up view, including nostrils and ampullae of Lorenzini, Galeocerdo cuvier Great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran Caribbean reef shark, Carcharhinus perezi Caribbean reef shark swims over sponges and coral reef, Carcharhinus perezi Hammerhead sharks swim in a school underwater at Wolf Island in the Galapagos archipelago.  The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey, Sphyrna lewini A great white shark swims underwater through the ocean at Guadalupe Island, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Tiger shark and underwater photographer, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark close up view, including nostrils and ampullae of Lorenzini, Galeocerdo cuvier Giant Manta Ray at San Benedicto Island, Revillagigedos, Mexico, Manta birostris, San Benedicto Island (Islas Revillagigedos) Hammerhead sharks, schooling, black and white / grainy, Sphyrna lewini, Darwin Island Giant Manta Ray at Socorro Island, Revillagigedos, Mexico, Manta birostris, Socorro Island (Islas Revillagigedos) A great white shark swims underwater through the ocean at Guadalupe Island, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Manta Ray Feeding on Plankton, Fiji, Manta birostris, Gau Island, Lomaiviti Archipelago Photographing down the throat of a tiger shark with a Gopro on a selfie-stick, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger shark and underwater cameraman Jonathan Bird filming for television documentary, Galeocerdo cuvier Great hammerhead shark, Sphyrna mokarran Caribbean reef shark, Carcharhinus perezi Caribbean reef shark with fishing hook, Carcharhinus perezi Lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris Caribbean reef shark swims over sponges and coral reef, Carcharhinus perezi Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingrays, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingrays, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingray, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Southern Stingrays, Stingray City, Grand Cayman Island Silky Shark at San Benedicto Islands, Revillagigedos, Mexico, Carcharhinus falciformis, Socorro Island (Islas Revillagigedos) Silky Shark at San Benedicto Islands, Revillagigedos, Mexico, Carcharhinus falciformis, Socorro Island (Islas Revillagigedos) A great white shark swims toward the photographer.  Perhaps the shark is considering him as possible prey?  The photographer, a "shark diver" is safely situated in a sturdy metal cage.  The best  location in the world to "shark dive" to view great white sharks is Mexico's Guadalupe Island, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)   more ...

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