White Shark

Friday, November 16, 2012

The white shark is a large agressive shark distributed world-wide in shallow and deep waters of tropical and temperate regions of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. With a maximum length of 7 m (23ft) and a weight of 3,200 kg (7,100 lb), the white shark is known to attack human beings and even boats. It belongs to order Selachii and the family Isuridae. It has large triangular teeth that can easily penetrate and tear away flesh and bones. It is grey in color with a whitish underbelly. The white shark feeds on fish, sea lions, seals, humans, and anything that moves in the water.