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What do Sharks eat?

What do Sharks eatSharks are most feared due to their typical nature; they are known to feed on everything in the sea. Sharks love to eat fish, large seals, plankton and even other sharks! Different species of sharks feed on different types of food. Tiger sharks are probably the ones with the most ravenous appetite. These scavengers of the sea are known to swallow inedible objects such as chains or license plates. Studies have proven sharks attack humans only when it feels threatened. This is quite contrary to the image portrayed in movies such as ‘Jaws’. Here, sharks were literally shown in a bad light! Larger sharks feed mainly on planktons where as the smaller species can gulp seals or even large fish!

 

Sharks description:

Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. The earliest known sharks date from more than 420 million years ago.
Since that time, sharks have diversified into 440 species, ranging in size from the small dwarf lanternshark, Etmopterus perryi, a deep sea species of only 17 centimetres (6.7 in) in length, to the whale shark, Rhincodon typus, the largest fish, which reaches approximately 12 metres (39 ft 4 in) and which feeds only on plankton, squid, and small fish by filter feeding. Sharks are found in all seas and are common down to depths of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft).

What do Sharks eat

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