Series 1


Series 1

Steve Backshall travels around the world to learn about sharks.


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Mako Shark

1. Shark Bites: Series 1, Mako Shark

Steve Backshall meets a superspeedy shark. The mako shark can reach speeds of 50kph.

Great White Shark

2. Shark Bites: Series 1, Great White Shark

Steve Backshall meets the most ferocious shark of all: The great white shark.

Whale Shark

3. Shark Bites: Series 1, Whale Shark

Steve Backshall meets the most colossal shark in our seas, the whale shark.

Ragged Tooth Shark

4. Shark Bites: Series 1, Ragged Tooth Shark

Steve Backshall meets the most sinister shark in our seas, the ragged tooth shark.

Tiger Shark

5. Shark Bites: Series 1, Tiger Shark

Steve Backshall meets the most ravenous shark in the sea - the tiger shark.

Hammerhead Shark

6. Shark Bites: Series 1, Hammerhead Shark

Steve Backshall meets the hammerhead shark, a shark with some seriously super senses.

Nurse Shark

7. Shark Bites: Series 1, Nurse Shark

Steve Backshall reveals the supersucker of all sharks, the nurse shark.

Lemon Shark

8. Shark Bites: Series 1, Lemon Shark

Steve Backshall meets the snappiest shark in the seas, the lemon shark.

Blacktip Shark

9. Shark Bites: Series 1, Blacktip Shark

Steve Backshall meets a shark that is a master of teamwork - the blacktip shark.

Basking Shark

10. Shark Bites: Series 1, Basking Shark

Steve Backshall looks at the UK's very own gentle giant, the basking shark.

Silky Shark

11. Shark Bites: Series 1, Silky Shark

Steve Backshall encounters a seriously smooth shark - the silky shark.

Sixgill Shark

12. Shark Bites: Series 1, Sixgill Shark

Steve Backshall heads to Canada to learn about the sixgill shark.

Thresher Shark

13. Shark Bites: Series 1, Thresher Shark

Steve Backshall encounters the most striking shark of all - the thresher shark.

Oceanic Whitetip Shark

14. Shark Bites: Series 1, Oceanic Whitetip Shark

Steve Backshall meets the ultimate adventurer of the abyss - the oceanic whitetip shark.

Epaulette Shark

15. Shark Bites: Series 1, Epaulette Shark

Steve Backshall looks at a shark with sensational superpowers - the epaulette shark.

Bull Shark

16. Shark Bites: Series 1, Bull Shark

Steve Backshall comes face to face with the bull shark off the coast of Mexico.

Manta Ray

17. Shark Bites: Series 1, Manta Ray

Steve Backshall gets under the skin of the most graceful fish in our seas - the manta ray.

Blue Shark

18. Shark Bites: Series 1, Blue Shark

Steve Backshall tracks down the ultimate aquatic athlete - the blue shark.

Caribbean Reef Shark

19. Shark Bites: Series 1, Caribbean Reef Shark

Steve meets a shark that is the master of moves - the Caribbean reef shark.

Whitetip Reef Shark

20. Shark Bites: Series 1, Whitetip Reef Shark

Steve meets a night-time ninja - the whitetip reef shark.