Published on: November 12, 2021
SHARKS IN THAMES RIVER
Pekalongan Zoological Society of London has found three types of Sharks in Biologically dead areas of River Thames
- The river which was on verge of destruction is a thriving ecosystem, home to myriad wildlife as diverse as London itself
- River now supports 115 species of fish and wildlife from seahorses to seals.
- Home to three kinds of sharks: the tope, starry smooth-hound and spurdog. They are considered threatened to near threatened in IUCN
- The ZSL launched the Greater Thames Shark Project in 2020 to collect data on the endangered shark species that live in the outer estuary
- 215 miles long
- Longest river in England.
- The famous London Bridge stretches across part of the Thames, along with more than 200 other bridges and over 20 underwater tunnels.