It has been argued that only nine species of freshwater fish are truly native to Ireland — 5 char species, pollan, eel, brown trout and Atlantic salmon — as Ireland's fresh water was entirely frozen during the last glacial period, only diadromous fish could repopulate Irish … They are a small species and usually only grow up to 3ft in length. In July, I'm going to Portugal with family but this time my two crazy brother-in-laws are coming and they're saying they want to go swimming in the sea. thoughtthatbasking sharks gather in large numbers during courtship.Atthis time they are known to leap rightoutof the water,perhaps to attracta mate. I holiday in the Algarve, Portugal almost every year. There are several types of dogfish in UK waters, but the most popular by far is the lesser-spotted dogfish shark. I grew up living next to British coastal waters, in south west Scotland, specifically next to the Atlantic Ocean to the north of Ireland. The great white shark, which can reach over 6 meters in length and … These top the ‘most vicious’ list of sharks in the UK. I heard there are oceanic white tip and even great white sharks in the seas off Portugal. 6. Sharks are appearing in ever greater numbers in the cold waters surrounding the British Isles, but what types of sharks are there and how many? I've waded through the sea before but have never actually been swimming in the sea there. Unlike the blue and grey hues you would normally associate with sharks, dogfish sharks have tan bodies with light brown hues and dark-brown spots. THE waters around Britain are home to more than 40 different species of shark, including the second largest fish in the whole world – the massive basking shark. However, surprisingly, they do not pose a … Thriving in the deep sea, these sharks grow to a maximum of 5ft, and regularly stray into shallow waters. A few people know that one of the most dangerous species of sharks is found in Europe. Basking sharks come to Ireland from late April to late July to feed. Tom Gillespie, a former surf … Sharks in the Mediterranean. There are about 500 different species of sharks in the world, and they live in all of the Earth's oceans. Sharpnose Sevengill Shark – Ireland, Cornwall. So which species are the most … This is the great white shark – the most powerful fish in the world’s oceans. A huge shark from the Great White family has washed up on an Irish beach. Hi all. Welcome to Boards.ie; here are some tips and tricks to help you get started. A group of surfers paddled beyond Ireland’s western shore Saturday to search for giant basking sharks, and hit the jackpot.