25 Facts About Sharks

#14 – Gangster Sharks

Did you know that the ocean has its own equivalent of gangsters? That’s right, there are gangsters found deep down in the ocean and they are a type of sharks called the Grey Reef Sharks. But, why are these sharks referred to as “ocean gangsters?”

Well, scientists and shark biologists nicknamed the Grey Reef Sharks “ocean gangsters” because of their hostility toward other fish species and their aggressiveness. You really shouldn’t mess with the Grey Reef Sharks!