With more than 250 species of sharks, you would have to really study sharks to see the differences in all of these different species. Sharks are supported by cartilage instead of bones making them much different than the other types of saltwater fish.
Sharks are extremely vicious. They can travel in schools and they will prey on sick or wounded fish that can’t get away. Sharks have become popular for sport fishermen. The most common types of shark that are fished for are the mako, thresher, tiger, great white, hammerhead and porbeagle. These are the larger sharks ranging anywhere from 100 pounds up to 2,000 pounds. When fishing for sharks, you must realize that they are a very dangerous fish.
Learn more about this fish by taking a look through this section.