Can Sharks Swim Backwards?


Some sharks are fast swimming predators that live in Open Ocean, while others are slow swimming bottom dwellers that eat shell fish. Shark can not swim backwards like fish, because their pectoral fins cannot bend upwards. However, if it needs to move backward, it uses gravity to fall.
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Sharks cannot swim backwards because their fins don't allow them to do so.
No, sharks cannot swim backwards. Other fish are able to, but the design of sharks' pectoral fins prevent them from doing so. They also can't stop as quickly as other fish. You can find more information here:
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