What is a big shark that is known as a basking shark?

Answer The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is also known as the sunfish, sailfish, bone shark and elephant shark. The basking shark is the second-largest shark in the world, measuring 22 to 29 feet lon... Read More »

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What is a pelagic shark?

Pelagic sharks live in the open ocean, also known as the pelagic zone, in both tropical and temperate waters. Pelagic sharks include whale sharks, mako sharks and great white sharks, among others.S... Read More »

What is a cookiecutter shark?

Predatory parasitic fish known as cookiecutter sharks, or Isistius brasiliensis, reside 11,500 feet below the ocean's surface in tropical and subtropical waters. The 20-inch sharks' bodies glow to ... Read More »

What is a pool shark?

"Pool shark" is a slang phrase used to describe a very good billiards player. The term does have its own ominous connotations, though, and often refers to a "hustler" who takes advantage of naive o... Read More »

What do you call a baby shark?

Sharks lay eggs or give birth to a live baby, depending on the various species. When a baby shark is born, it is hatched or born live as a small shark. A baby shark is called a pup.Source:Florida M... Read More »