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Shark Facts #3: Nurse Sharks

Up to 14 ft long and 330 lbs, “nurse sharks are nocturnal and will often rest on the sea floor during the day in groups of up to 40 sharks, sometimes piled on top of each other”(NatGeo). They are mostly harmless humans, but spear fishers could find dangerous competition with blood in the water. 

See nurse sharks on the new Shark Lagoon Live Cam at the Aquarium of the Pacific along with sandbar, sand tiger, zebra, and blacktip reef sharks, as well as a freshwater sawfish and reticulated whiptail rays.