a male great white shark makes a right turn image

Cal Ripfin Turning Right

Cal Ripfin, a male great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) makes a right turn. A misconception about white sharks is that when they point their pectoral fins downward it is done so as a threat display. The sharks use their pectoral fins to maneuver, so the position of them is often simply indicative of them making a turn.

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