What sharks are around the UK?

What kind of sharks are in UK waters?

Porbeagles are present in UK waters the whole year round,” says Richard Peirce, author of Sharks in British Seas, conservationist and former chairman of the Shark Trust. “They are cousins of the great white and mako – and all of these sharks can regulate their body temperature above that of the surrounding water.”

Are there any great white sharks in the UK?

Dozens of species of sharks can be found around the UK coast – but to date, there has never been a confirmed sighting of a great white.

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