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Answered 2009-12-04 05:02:12

The blood of fish is definite for all of them but only few types of sharks- not all of them- are sensitive to smell of human blood.

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sharks are afraid of humans. sharks only attack when they smell blood or when they are threatened.

Why do bad things happen when sharks smell blood?

Sharks smell blood so they go after it and because of mucky water or not clear water and/or because the bad sight sharks have,they attack what is in the area of blood

Why do sharks attack when they smell blood?

Because they basically think your a fish which is his food

How do sharks attack things?

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Why do lemon sharks attack people?

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What is a sharks strongest sense?

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How far can sharks smell blood up to?

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How far away can sharks smell blood?

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What rules of science occur in the way sharks can smell blood?

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How do divers who harvest whales are often attacked by sharks?

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Why do sharks have snouts?

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Can a shark smell a drop of blood in the ocean 10000 miles away?

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Do sharks look for blood?

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Do sharks smell for blood?

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Do sharks eat blood?

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How sensitive is a sharks smell?

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How fall shark could smell?

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Can alligators smell blood?

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How far can sharks smell blood?

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Do bleeding fish attract sharks in the sea?

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