Published on: November 12, 2021

SHARKS IN THAMES RIVER

SHARKS IN THAMES RIVER

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Pekalongan Zoological Society of London has found three types of Sharks in Biologically dead areas of River Thames

DETAILS

  • 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

RIVER THAMES

  • 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.