WATERY WEDNESDAY# 25
Woohoo, it’s Watery Wednesday and we have found a fish that has a reptile in its name! So is it a fish or it is a reptile? Well, let’s find out together! Get your diving gear on because we’re going into the ocean!
MEET THE CROCODILE SHARK!
Diet: Carnivore: small fish, squid and shrimp
Length: 3 ½ ft
Conservation Status: Near threatened
- Crocodile Sharks are small sharks with short pointed snouts.
- They have large eyes.
- Crocodile sharks can extend their toothy jaws to grab prey!
- They follow prey to the surface at night then go back to the deep during the day.
- Not much is known about Crocodile sharks behavior.
These small ferocious looking sharks are still a bit of a mystery to scientist! We think they’re just cool! What do think about these crazy big eyed fish?