25 Facts About Sharks

#23 – 400 Types of Sharks

You were wrong if you thought that the Great White Shark is the only shark species in the world. In fact, there are approximately 400 species of sharks in the World Ocean, and every shark type is different in their own way. These animals come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes.

The largest fish, as well as the largest shark in the world, is the Whale Shark, which can reach a length of up to 59 feet. The smallest shark, however, is called Dwarf Lanternshark, which can grow to be 6 inches long.