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Shark Bites

Series 1

Episode 7: Nurse Shark

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Steve Backshall reveals the supersucker of all sharks, the nurse shark. This shark has a taste for shellfish and armoured crustaceans.

In Mexico, Steve finds one resting amongst the coral and explains how the nurse shark uses specialist sensory barbells to detect its prey in the sand or crevices. However, to understand how it actually eats its prey, we join Steve in his shark lab. Show less

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