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Shark Bites

Series 1

Episode 11: Silky Shark

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC Channel

Steve Backshall encounters a seriously smooth shark - the silky shark. Diving off the coast of Cuba, Steve comes face to face with these open ocean operators. With a tail that propels them forward, and supersmooth skin they are like silver bullets in the sea. However, there's more to their metallic-looking skin than meets the eye. In his shark lab, Steve reveals how their skin helps to make them seriously streamlined. Show less

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