Six recent shark attacks near Long Island causing anxiety for surfers and swimmers. Learn safety tips.
The basking shark, a harmless filter feeder, grows up to 40 feet, has a long lifespan, and gives live birth.
The blue shark is a viviparous, slow-swimming fish that feeds on small fish and squid.
The common thresher shark grows up to 25 feet, stuns prey with its tail, and feeds on small fish.
The dusky shark grows up to 14 feet, feeds on fish, and has a long gestation period. It could attack.
The sand tiger shark is 10.5 feet long, feeds on seafood, gives live birth to 1-2 pups, and undergoes adelphophagy.