Although shark tattoos are often misunderstood, they are some of the most well known body arts depicting marine animals. Survivors of shark attacks often prefer sporting a shark tattoo. On the other hand, someone of the scientific community involved in researching sharks may like to sport these creatures as tattoo arts. Shark tattoos are associated with qualities of power, invulnerability and fearlessness. Both full-bodied and upper-bodied images of sharks are popular as tattoo designs.