Great White Sharks Have Blue Eyes

Great white sharks have proportionally larger eyes compared to other sharks. They are part of the Lamnidea family, a group with well developed eyes. The rod-to-cone ratio in a white shark is similar to that of humans. White sharks do not have eyelids, instead they roll their eyes back for protection. The iris of a white shark is not black, it’s a very dark blue.

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