Create your own Shark Week! Check out the resources below to learn more about sharks and their teeth in the James River and Chesapeake Bay. Some of these links talk about finding sharks teeth along beaches, if you do venture out, please pay attention to current restrictions. Many beaches are closed and our public spaces can only be used for exercise. Practice social distancing and stay safe!
Shark teeth at the Living Museum
Learn more about Sharks at the Virginia Living Museum’s website.
Sharks of Virginia
Visit VIMS’ website to learn more about sharks found in Virginia.
Shark teeth at Virginia State Parks
Did you know you could hunt for fossils at Virginia State Parks?
Shark teeth identification guide
PDF of common shark teeth found in Virginia and Maryland.
Royal Baloo Shark Unit Printable