Dubai Aquarium has the largest of its kind aquarium population of Sand Tiger
Sharks, which is listed as ecologically vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.
For the first time, a breeding programme using artificial insemination will be initiated on sharks at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and a gene bank will be used to hold the genes of sand tiger
sharks and protect their existence for more than 100 years.
The aquarium has the largest population of sand tiger
sharks, which is listed as ecologically 'vulnerable' on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.
The duo, from the law firm Irwin Mitchell, came face-to-face with 10-foot sand tiger
sharks at the Blue Planet Aquarium, in Cheshire, for the Rape and Sexual Violence Project (RSVP).
He also reassures me that sand tiger
sharks are a very docile breed and although they may look fierce, they never attack humans - unless provoked.
I recently did a dive in a Shark Tank, swimming alongside about a dozen sharks - one which was 10-foot long and weighed in at 30 stone, it was a female sand tiger
5million-litre display, which is one of the largest in Britain, is also home to hundreds of species, including three-metre long sand tiger
sharks, stingrays and angel sharks.
The highlights of the Shark Fest include the introduction of seven new and exotic species of sharks at the Underwater Zoo and the world's largest collection of Sand Tiger
Sharks in the aquarium.
The all-new Dubai Aquarium speciality dive is a three-dive initiative that offers PADI certified visitors over the age of 10 years, the opportunity to explore underwater photography and joining in the excitement as aquarium experts feed the sand tiger
sharks in Dubai Aquarium.
Last year's Ayr Silver and Bronze Cup winning rider Barry McHugh was taken to Wishaw General Hospital for an x-ray on an elbow after a spill from unplaced Sand Tiger
after the finishing post.
The Musley Bank handler fields three in the 10-furlong heat but preference is for perceived thirdstring Sand Tiger
, who gets a 3lb advantage courtesy of apprentice Barry McHugh.
shark (Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810) females are synchronous (Gilmore et al.
See photos, watch videos, print pictures, send e-cards, and read about twelve ocean creatures, including sand tiger
sharks, blue-footed boobies, and Loggerhead sea turtles.
The mall is spread over 12 million square feet and includes an Olympic-size ice rink and an aquarium which contains 30 sand tiger
In addition to a tour of the walk-through tunnel for close encounters with species like Sand Tiger
Sharks, Rays and Giant Groupers, paid visitors can also tour the Underwater Zoo, located directly above the Aquarium on Level 2.