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10 Jaw-some Shark Photos

Check out these sea-riously fin-credible sharks

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© Cheryl Black

Shark week is HERE and that means we get to dedicate a full 168 hours to learning about all the fin-credible sharks throughout the ocean. Even though sharks are regarded as some of the toughest creatures on the planet, sharks around the world face many threats—including marine debris.

Here are some truly remarkable images of our ocean’s top predators that will inspire you to take action and ask Congress to tackle the growing marine debris crisis.

Lemon Shark (Negaprion brevirostris)

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© Jillian Morris

Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

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© Steven Anderson

Blacktip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)

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© Renee Capozzola

Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)

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© Scott Davis

Scalloped Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna lewini)

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© Kimberly Jeffries

Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)

© National Geographic

Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas)

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© Glenn Ostle

Nurse Shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

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© Tchami

Greenland Shark (Somniosus microcephalus)

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© Paul Nicklen

Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus)

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© Tracy Jennings

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