It’s not just on SyFy, Sharcanoes are real… These sharks live in an underwater volcano
These sharks live in one of the most inhospitable environments you can think of. In fact it’s so dangerous, hot, and scary down there that the team had to send in robotic cameras to take this footage. The sharks however don’t seem to mind at all.
Nobody actually knows how often Kavachi erupts,” says Phillips, referring to it actively “spewing hot lava, ash, and steam up in to the air.”
Even without such theatrics it’s a dangerous place. “Divers who have gotten close to the outer edge of the volcano have had to back away because of how hot it is or because they were getting mild skin burns from the acid water.