A diver at Blue Planet Aquarium in Cheshire was bitten on the head by a 12ft sandtiger shark
during a feeding session in September 2001.
The offspring of the sandtiger shark
(above) aremostly not so lucky.
Aquarium guests can touch more than 150 sharks -- including Dehart's favorite, the sandtiger shark
-- watch shark feeding presentations, and even catch a glimpse of shark babies inside eggs.
2) teeth adapted for seizing smaller fast prey such as small schooling fishes: these teeth are narrow and curved and tend to be moderately to very long; for example the shortfin mako (Isurus oxyrinchus), salmon shark (Lamna ditropis) and sandtiger shark
(Carcharias taurus); and
The stomach contents of embryos from several litters did not show parts of other embryos, suggesting that adelphophagy (competitive embryonic cannibalism), found in the sandtiger shark (Gilmore et al.
Reproductive and embryonic development of the sandtiger shark, Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque).
A diver was bitten on the hand by a sandtiger shark
and was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital for treatment.
The water in the tank turned red with blood after the diver was bitten on the hand by a sandtiger shark
The origin of the second dorsal fin, slightly posterior to the insertion of the pelvic fins, separated this specimen from the bigeye sandtiger shark
The 24-year-old was taken to hospital after a sandtiger shark
at Ellesmere Port's Blue Planet Aquarium went for him.
The man was treated in hospital for a head injury after being bitten by a 12ft Sandtiger shark
Profusely and beautifully illustrated on every page, "Super Shark Encyclopedia" showcases the secrets of the oceans by exploring a remarkable array of 80 sharks and other sea creatures ranging from Barrel Shrimp to Blue Sharks, Starfish to Bat Fish, and Hammerhead Sharks to Sandtiger Sharks
, plus surfing penguins, deep-sea monsters, rays, eels and more.