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Coral World Ocean Park Shark Shallows “Lemon Sharks 2”

Lemon Sharks are normally considered solitary animals. There are only two times in their life when you will find them in groups. First it is juveniles like these. Multiple female sharks will use the same nursery areas, so you will have young sharks growing up together. As they get larger they move into deeper waters and off by themselves. The only other time lemon sharks seek each other out is during breeding season. Lemon sharks form mating aggregations, which just means a lot of sharks. Entire populations will travel hundreds of miles to all meet up in very specific bays around our islands and breed. You may have 500-1000 sharks in one bay! Once they all arrive they all mate on cue at the same time then move off by themselves again.

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