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August 27, 2013: Suprising Sharks

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Surprising Sharks

In your mind’s eye, picture a shark for a moment.  Perhaps it’s 9 or 10 feet long, with a mouth full of razor-shark teeth and a menacing look.  Now, take that mental image…and forget it. John Racanelli talk with Jackie Cooper, senior assistant dive safety officer aquarist at National Aquarium, about the sharks that people seldom consider: the hundreds of species of smaller sharks that inhabit every ocean on our planet.