What is a Shark?
Sharks are a group of marine cartilaginous fish predators that have evolved over millions of years to survive. Cartilaginous fish also include rays and skates all of which have skeletons made cartilage instead of bone. The eating habits of sharks is similar to most apex predators. They are opportunistic carnivores hunt for prey but will gladly take a free meal if they come across a carcass. With over 440 species of sharks inhabiting the world’s oceans, they have adapted to almost every environment on earth.