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Sharks Whales & Dolphins in Greece

the Greek Dolphin
Dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
Size: 2,5m
Description: long jaws with sharp teeth, dark gray or black sides
Environment: Open sea, near coasts
Interesting fact: Very social and intelligent, lives in flocks, the shark's only natural enemy since they can ram their sides with their hard noses
Blue Shark (Prionace glauca)
Size: 4m
Description: Blue gray, white underneath, triangular teeth
Environment: Open sea
Hammer Head Shark (Sphyrna zygaena)
Size: 4m
Description: Flat head, shaped as a hammer with eyes on each edge
Environment: Open sea
(Cetorhinus maximus)
Size: 15m
Description: Big mouth with small teeth
Environment: Open sea, sometimes shallow waters
Interesting fact: Lives off plancton
Great White Shark (Corcharodon carcharias)
Size: 12m
Description: Silver gray, big, triangular, jagged teeth
Environment: Open sea
Interesting fact: Well, not exactly what you want to encounter when out swimming!!!
Spermwhale (Physeter catodon)
Size: 13-25m
Description: Females twice the size of males, weighs 50 tons, blows 15m air/water slightly forward
Environment: Open sea, in schools of 15-20 whales
Interesting fact: Can dive to 2250m depth, can swim 22km/h, lives off octopus, shellfish and seals, has offspring every three years, can live up to 50 years
Bowhead (Balaenoptera physalus)
Size: 27,3m
Description: Second longest whale in the world, blows thin air/water vertically 4-7m, female larger than male.
Environment: Open sea
Interesting fact: Can dive for 4-30 minutes, lives off fish and plancton, can live up to 80 years.

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Dogfish Shark (Mustelus mustelus)
Size: 1,5m
Description: Dark grey back, silvery underside, blunt teeth
Environment: Near sandy or muddy seafloor.