These sharks are known for living near reefs, but they have a huge population over warm areas of oceans, rivers and lakes. This means they can live in both salt and freshwater systems. Despite their ability to survive in freshwater habitats they are not considered true freshwater sharks.
The silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) has a perfectly streamlined body and is a perfect swimmer. The peculiarity of this shark is that its skin has the softest placoid scales, which is why the shark got the name "silky". This shark species owes its name to smooth skin. It is also called sickle or reef shark.
The Spottail shark, or sorrah shark (Carcharhinus sorrah), is one of the genus species of gray sharks. A common species of shark that lives between 31 ° N. and 31 ° S on the continental and island shelves close to the coast at a depth of 140 m. It prefers a sandy bottom but also occurs near coral reefs.
Sand Tiger sharks are scientifically called Carcharias taurus. These sharks got their name due to the fact that they prefer to live on the sandy ocean floor, and usually stay near the coast.
The Graceful Shark (scientific name Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides) is a requiem shark listed in the Carcharhinidae family.
Sharptooth Lemon Sharks (scientific name Negaprion acutidens) prefer tropical water when choosing their habitat. They can be observed near the coasts of the Pacific and Indian oceans.
Spinner sharks prefer moderately warm and tropical waters. These sharks choose places for their habitat mainly in shallow water, they live at a depth of up to 100 meters, more often at a depth of up to 30 meters, in island and continental shelves.
Snaggletooth sharks are belong to the family of Weasel Shark. The scientific name for these sharks is Hemipristis elongata.
Scalloped Hammerhead sharks are the most common of all Hammerhead sharks. However, they are smaller in size than the Great Hammerhead and Smooth Hammerhead sharks.
Basking sharks, whose scientific name is Cetorhinus maximus, are the second largest species of sharks in the world, following only Whale sharks. This species of sharks chooses to inhabit both coastal continental shelves and deep waters, especially in winter they move to the area of deep shelf waters. They are found both near the surface …