• Sharks Of Life
Thriller Steven Spielberg's "Jaws", released in rent of 40 years ago, firmly established in the public mind the image of sharks as bloodthirsty monster and unpredictable. But he also spawned a whole generation of photographers specializing in underwater photography of these amazing marine predators.
copper shark - the most frequent companions of shoals of sardines during their migration from the east coast of South Africa, which can be observed every year in June and July.
Many species of sharks, such as the blacktip shark in search of prey moving through the water column than horizontally, and systematically up and down. The picture was taken on the reef Aliwal Shoal South Africa.
silky shark in the Red Sea. To survive in the vast ocean, silk sharks to the maximum possible use of its smooth body and innate curiosity, so as not to miss a chance to catch their prey. Thousands of vials Lorenzini on the face of sharks compensate them missing limbs, making it possible to receive tactile sensations.
The whale shark - the largest fish on earth. Her skin has a unique mottled pattern that does not substantially change with age. Scientists used advanced space technologies developed by NASA to identify whale sharks from the spots on the skin, as a people by fingerprints. In this image, scientists from the organization Manta Trust obmeryayut whale shark in the Baa Atoll, Maldives.
Shark fins. In China, shark fin soup is often served at weddings and banquets, first of all, to demonstrate wealth.
The bronze hammerhead shark (Sphyrna Lewini) off the coast of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean.
fry katrana (Squalus acanthias), prematurely born.
Gills lemon sharks at night.
Eye reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) off the coast of Cocos Island in the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica.
The Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) in the Bahamas in the Caribbean.
Surfer Mike Coots among sharks in the photo taken by his friend Juan Oliphant. As a teenager, off the coast of the island of Kauai on Kutsa attacked by a tiger shark bit off part of his right leg up to the knee.
Mike Coots and white shark. Surfer often asked whether he was afraid again to dive into the water after shark attack, to which he replied: "I am sure that a shark attacked me, mistaken for a marine animal, and the last time I was established in my point of view. Sharks do not prey on humans. "
When Coutts looked after his six-year old nephew, the boy showed him the toy and said, "Is that you, Uncle Mike."
After a prosthetic right leg Coutts was able to return to the surfing lessons.
This image Coots made waterproof camera Hero3. White shark ranges before to swallow its prey. "Incredibly beautiful sight, and I never for a moment felt in danger," - wrote in his Instagrame Coots.