Scientific name: Alopias vulpinus
The thresher shark is a migratory species and passes through UK waters in the summer months. If you’re lucky, you might see this magnificent shark jump high out of the water in to the air.
StatsLength: Up to 450 cm
Weight: Up to 340 kg
Average Lifespan: They live for up to 22 years.
The thresher shark is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List.