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Hammerhead sharks get their name because of the hammerhead shape of their faces. These creatures roam much of the world's ocean space outside of the polar regions. They grow to be between 13 and 20 feet long and weigh be... More »

Blue sharks are known for their distinct coloring, which allows them to blend in with ocean water. From above, the water appears darker and camouflages the shark's dark blue back, while its white underside resembles the ... More »

Tiger sharks enjoy warm water. Most live in the Atlantic ocean, but some can be found off the coasts of Hawaii, Japan and New Zealand. As the fourth largest shark in the world, tiger sharks regularly inhabit wide open sp... More »

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Hammerhead sharks are carnivorous and eat a variety of fish, although stingrays are the preferred prey. Hammerhead sharks take advantage of their wide, flat heads to pin down stingrays and other bottom dwelling fish befo... More »

Hammerhead sharks tend to live for 20 to 30 years in the wild. While their migratory patterns have made tracking their feeding and breeding habits difficult in the past, GPS has helped marine biologists better monitor th... More »

There are not any animals or predators who eat adult hammerhead sharks. Larger sharks may prey on injured or young hammerhead sharks. More »

An amazing fact about sharks is that the skins of females are much thicker than that of males. This is because male sharks tend to bite the females during mating. In its lifetime, a shark can go through about 30,000 teet... More »