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Image description: Shark-crazed? Follow @NOAAFisheries on Twitter all Shark Week long and find a year’s worth of video, photos and shark science.

Image description:¬†Shark-crazed? Follow @NOAAFisheries on Twitter all Shark Week long and find a year’s worth of video, photos and shark science.

A Symphony of Sharks

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See a variety of sharks in their natural habitats and watch scientists tag sharks for research purposes.

Find more fun Shark Week facts.

Video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries

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From the National Archives:

In honor of Shark Week, we found this close encounter in the Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
The original caption reads: A soldier grips the rope ladder extended from the rear of a helicopter as a shark fin passes in the water close below. Exact Date Shot Unknown, 01/01/1996.

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From the National Archives:

In honor of Shark Week, we found this close encounter in the Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense

The original caption reads: A soldier grips the rope ladder extended from the rear of a helicopter as a shark fin passes in the water close below. Exact Date Shot Unknown, 01/01/1996.

This Shark Week, you can ask all your shark questions to two shark experts who study these animals on a daily basis.

The live chat is Thursday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. ET. To participate, simply tweet your questions, to @NOAAfisheries using the hashtag #sharkweekchat.