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Welcome to our dedicated page on Sharks, the Ocean’s ultimate predators. Here, you’ll find a collection of our insightful blog articles that delve into the fascinating world of these marine creatures. From their diverse species and unique behaviors to their crucial role in maintaining the health of our oceans, we cover it all.

10 Interesting Shark Stats:

Shark Statistics
1. 63% of shark species are estimated to be at risk of extinction (IUCN Red List).
2. Shark populations have declined by over 70% in the last 50 years. (Fisheries Research)
3. Humans kill around 100 million sharks per year. (Marine Policy)
4. Sharks account for only 6% of total fish catch. (FAO)
5. Overfishing causes around 90% of shark population declines. (Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries)
6. One study found 71% of shark fins in Hong Kong were from threatened species. (Conservation Biology)
7. Sharks have a 5% annual rebound rate compared to fishes’ 20-30% rebound rate. (Ecological Applications)
8. Nursery areas can increase some shark population growth rates to 9-14%. (Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries)
9. DNA studies found 25% of shark fins could not be identified to species level. (Endangered Species Research)
10. Around 256,000 pounds of shark fins arrive in Hong Kong daily. (IUCN)


  1. Understanding Sharks: Sharks are one of our planet’s oldest and most diverse creatures. They have been around for over 400 million years, surviving multiple mass extinctions. Our articles explore sharks’ biology, behavior, and diversity, providing a comprehensive understanding of these fascinating creatures.
  2. Species Spotlight: There are over 500 species of sharks, each with its unique characteristics and behaviors. In this section, we spotlight different species, from the well-known Great White and Hammerhead sharks to the lesser-known Goblin and Cookiecutter sharks.
  3. Conservation Efforts: Sharks are facing numerous threats, including overfishing and habitat loss. Our articles discuss these challenges and highlight the ongoing conservation efforts to protect these magnificent creatures.
  4. Sharks and Humans: Sharks often suffer from a negative reputation, largely due to misconceptions and media portrayal. We aim to debunk these myths and foster a better understanding and respect for sharks.
  5. Fun Facts: Did you know that sharks have an exceptional sense of smell and can detect a drop of blood in an Olympic-sized pool? Discover more such intriguing facts about sharks in this section.

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Steve is an accomplished professional photographer and marketer who specializes in the Fishing, Yacht, and Boating industry. With a strong presence as an influencer and marketing expert in the Marine Industry, he has made a significant impact in the field. Additionally, Steve is the original creator and co-founder of Sportfishtrader. Prior to his career as a marine photographer, he gained extensive experience as a licensed boat and car dealer in South Florida.

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