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Sharks

Myths and statistics about the oceans' most fearsome creature by David Johnson Read more Shark Facts Visit the Shark Hall of Fame Attack Statistics According to the International Shark Attack…

Shark Facts

Fast Facts on Sharks How is a shark different from other kinds of fish? by Holly Hartman Sharks are fish. But how is a shark different from other kinds of fish? Most other fish have…

Shark Hall of Fame

The Shark Hall of Fame The biggest, smallest, scariest, coolest . . . by Holly Hartman Scariest Great White (Carcharodon carcharias)Made famous by the movie Jaws, the great white shark…

shark

(Encyclopedia) shark, member of a group of almost exclusively marine and predaceous fishes. There are about 250 species of sharks, ranging from the 2-ft (60-cm) pygmy shark to 50-ft (15-m) giants.…

elasmobranch

(Encyclopedia) elasmobranch ls´mbrngk, cartilaginous fish, member of the subclass Elasmobranchii of the vertebrate class Chondrichthyes (see Chordata). This group includes sharks, skates, and…

Jessie Arbogast

8-year-old Jessie Arbogast was swimming in the ocean near Pensacola, Florida on 6 July 2001 when a 200-pound bull shark bit off his right arm. Arbogast's uncle, Vance Flosenzier, wrestled the shark…

Dangerous Animals

Fascinating but Deadly Sharks, snakes, sea wasps, and blue-ringed octopuses by David Johnson SharksSharks are one of nature’s most perfect hunting machines. But despite publicity, shark…

Angling (fishing)

The first known essay on sports fishing was written by Dame Juliana Berners of Great Britain in 1406. She described how to make a rod and flies,…