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Welcome to the BBC Wildlife shark zone where you can find out all you ever wanted to know about these fascinating fish.
An impressive variety of big sharks – possibly even great whites – patrol Britain’s productive seas, but the threats they face are mounting. Richard Peirce asks if we can learn to live with these magnificent, misunderstood predators.
More than 30 species of shark have been recorded off British coasts. Here are seven of the largest, most impressive predatory species.
Photographer Dmitry Miroshnikov goes diving with common dolphins, Cape gannets and dusky sharks to reveal one of the ocean's greatest spectacles.
Six wildlife photographers share their most memorable encounters with a deadly predator.
Which is the greatest ocean predator - the orca or the great white shark? A shocking encounter off the Californian coast reveals the answer.
Despite their notoriety, great white sharks remain a mystery. So Thomas Peschak ventures out in a flimsy kayak to uncover the secrets of the fish we love to fear...
You don’t need to travel overseas to encounter orcas. Rob Lott introduces the largest, most exciting hunters in British waters – and wonders if our only resident pod has a future here.
From its lustrous shell to its unblinking eye, the jet-propelled nautilus is unlike any other animal alive today. Paul Chambers meets a mollusc out of time.