Marine Senses Monday: Sharks!

EcoExplorations / June 29, 2020

Marine Senses Monday: Sharks!

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Shark swimming in the bottom of tank.

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Find out about sharks' sixth sense—electroreception

Sharks have the same senses that we do—but they also have a bonus sense that helps them locate prey. Watch as Aquarist Crystal reveals how sharks sense the world around them. It's not the same for every shark species!

Special thanks to Aquarist Natalie, Aquarist Crystal and Assistant Dive Safety Officer Sean for their assistance with the video.