The Importance of A Great White Shark’s Tail & Fins

The Great Shark is a majorly known shark species, and it’s their famous dorsal fin that have beach go-ers scanning the water before going swimming. The pectoral fins, or the fins on the side of the shark are what helps it to direct its body towards the surface 0r deeper down into the ocean. Its, moved by very stong muscles is what gives the Great White Shark its speed. It can move the shark at a pace of 24km/hour, and in short burst up to 40km/hour. The tail sweeps side to side , and when competing for food is often used as a weapon to push other sharks out of the way.

Work Cited: Ryan. E.R. Great White Sharks. Retrieved From :

Image Work Cited : Barraud. M. B. (18 June 2009). Malaria, freak storms and great white sharks: what may lie ahead for th UK. Retreived From :


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