Shark! When someone shouts this, it’s usually said with fear rather than excitement. For decades, Hollywood and the media have continued to portray sharks as ‘man-eaters’ – ‘monsters of the sea’. In reality, sharks are poorly understood and it is this fear that creates a barrier between humans and sharks.
When you think of a shark, it’s usually one of the ‘Big Three’ – bull, tiger and white shark – however there are in fact over 1000 species of sharks in the oceans of all shapes and sizes. Allow us to break down that barrier between you and sharks with some fin-credible information that will mako your day!