Sharks have friends! Tristan Guttridge, a behavioral ecologist, “They have individuals that they prefer to follow and have social interactions with.
It makes sense that sharks would take advantage of safety in numbers and create shivers—the shark version of a pack.
But when they are in captivity—eliminating their need to hunt for food and stay wary of threats—the sharks still made an effort to socialize.
“You don’t often think a shark would be like that—you expect them to be very territorial and aggressive to each other. [Yet] we never see aggression between individuals” of a lemon shark group. [x, x]
Sharks have friends!
ok of course a group of sharks is called a SHIVER