Here are many of the sharks and rays that have adapted to many aquatic habitats,
from fresh water and shallow estuaries to the depths of the ocean, these animals are real survivors. Click on the animal for more information.
Coral reef sharks feed on a variety of the reef´s invertebrates and fishes. They are the predators that remove the weak and injured, helping keep these rich coral reef ecosystems healthy.
Giant kelp plants form massive underwater forests close to shore in many parts of the world. The dark spots and blotches that adorn these sharks make them very difficult to see among the rocks and seaweeds of the kelp forest.
The flattened shape of certain sharks and rays immediately suggest a bottom dweller. They have streamlined bodies, appropriate camouflage, and often partially bury themselves in the sand to be invisible to prey and predators alike.