Gallery description : shark mouth pictures

The life span is 20 - 100 years. Basking Shark (cetorhinus maximus) is 6m - 12m (20ft - 39ft). Basking Shark usually lives in temperate waters along continental shelves. It has a smooth skin type. The diet is carnivore.

Click here to see more information about basking sharks
Facts about basking sharks
NameBasking Shark
Optimum pH Level5 - 7
Skin TypeSmooth
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyCetorhinidae
Average Clutch Size6
HabitatTemperate waters along continental shelves
ClassChondrichthyes
ColourGrey, black, brown
Size (L)6m - 12m (20ft - 39ft)
PhylumChordata
Conservation StatusThreatened
Distinctive FeaturesEnormous mouth and large body size
Main PreyFish, plankton, invertebrates
Common NameBasking shark
OriginAtlantic and pacific oceans
Life Span20 - 100 years
Scientific NameCetorhinus maximus
OrderLamniformes
GenusCetorhinus
Water TypeSalt
PredatorsSharks, humans, killer whales
DietCarnivore
Image Details
Description Shark mouth pictures. south africa, great white shark charging at surface w/ mouth open ...
Width 2016 pixels
Heigh 1274 pixels
File type JPG
Download this image
You may also like
Animal Picture Society (beta)