Requiem Sharks Info:
Size Range – 2ft (Australian Sharpnose) to as big as 18ft (Tiger Shark)
Requiem Sharks are known for their long torpedo shaped bodies that are slender with long snouts.
These elongated body shapes help them move swiftly through water as well as aiding in their agility.
They can be found all around the world in Tropical Waters.
Ranges from Bony fish, Squid, Octopus, Lobster, Turtles, Marine Mammals, Sea Birds, other Sharks, and Rays.
They are incredibly fast and effective hunters.
Most hunt alone and will migrate with their food sources.
Most species are nocturnal, hunting at night.
There are over 60 species of requiem sharks (grouped into 12 Genera)
They are the largest and most-known family of sharks and are within the largest order of sharks, the Ground Sharks.
About half of all reported shark attacks come from Requiem Sharks.