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  • Live Fish Including Other Sharks
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    SHARKS Sharks are one of the most feared carnivores in the sea. There are 365 species of of sharks in the sea as we know today. All sharks are carnivores. Most of them eat live fish, including other sharks. A shark's most common natural enemy is an another shark. Most sharks eat their prey whole, or they tear off large chunks of the bodies. Some sharks crush their prey. Others take out small pieces off flesh from large fish. Sharks also feed on dead or dying animals. Sharks have the reputation o...
  • Different Kinds Of Species Of Sharks
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    Although sharks belong to the class Chondrichtyes, there are many different types. Sharks arose about 350 million years ago and have remained virtually unchanged for the past 70 million years and still comprise a dominant group. It is thought that sharks almost certainly evolved from placoderms, a group of primitive jawed fishes. It took a long series of successful and unsuccessful mutations with fin, jaw positions etc to give us all the different designs of sharks around today. When asked to dr...
  • Most Common Shark
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    About All Sharks BY. SHAUN LEVY SHARK FAMILIES: There are more then 350 know species of sharks today, which can all be placed under 8 scientific orders that contain 30 families. They a replaced into these categories by their shared characteristics, this is called taxonomy. The more closely related species are placed in another family in the order. SQUAINIFORMES: The angel shark as they are commonly known are characterized by their RAY like flattened bodies. This order has one family which is cal...
  • Sharks Hammerheads
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    Hammerhead Sharks Marine Science / Per. 1 Sharks are one of the most feared sea animals. They live in oceans across the world but are most common in tropical waters. There are over three hundred fifty species of sharks. They can be broadly categorized into the following four groups: Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Batoidea, andGaleomorphii. The shark family Sphyrnidae that includes the Hammerheads are part of the Galeomorphic classification. They are probably the most easily recognizable of all ...
  • Interesting Facts About Tiger Sharks Shark Eggs
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    CLASSIFICATION: The Argentine Horned Frog comes from the Leptodactylidae kingdom. Some of it's closest relatives include the Budget, Amazonian, and Chaco an Horned Frogs. HABITAT: The Argentine Horned Frog is found in South America, specifically Argentina, Southern Brazil, and Uruguay. It inhabits the very warm, moist floors of the rainforest. ADAPTATIONS: A full grown male frog will generally grow to reach 10 cm, length & width. However, a full grown female can grow to be a whopping 12 cm, slig...
  • Sharks Unlike Other Fish
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    Classification of Dogfish sharks Kingdom Animalia (animals) Phylum Chordata SubPhylum Vertebrata (vertebrates) Class Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish) Subclass - Elasmobranch ii (sharks and rays) Order - Squaliformes (dogfish sharks) Family Squalid ae Genus Squalls Species acanthias Introduction Sharks are fish that have been around longer then dinosaurs have existed. They live in waters all over the world, in every ocean, and even in some rivers and lakes. Sharks, unlike other fish, have no b...
  • 400 Species Of Sharks
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    Leopard Shark (Triakis semifascicata) Family Carcharhinidaes (requiem sharks). Order Chiamydoselachiformes The Leopard Shark (Triakis semifascicata) is in the Family of Carcharhinidaes (requiem sharks). Carcharhinidaes are the largest family of sharks in numbers. This family consists of bull sharks, sandbar sharks, tiger sharks, great blue sharks and more. The Leopard shark (Triakis semifascicata) grow to 7 feet and are heavily marked with black crossbars and blotches. Their teeth are short, bro...
  • Hope For Cancer Cure The Basking Shark
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    The Basking Shark: Hope for the Future Introduction - What are the biological characteristics, habitat, and value of basking sharks I. Interrelated life forms populate the oceans. A. Photoplankton synthesize food. 1. Using carbon dioxide 2. Dissolving minerals 3. Collecting sunlight energy B. Small fish consume photoplankton. C. Zooplankton eats minute plants. 1. Sea worms 2. Jellyfish 3. Crustaceans D. Food chain ends with large creatures. 1. Whales 2. Sharks E. Some of the largest creatures fe...
  • Sharks And Other Animals
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    Sharks are very interesting animals. There are over 370 species of sharks. Sharks are on the top of the food chain. They " re the alto met water predator. The shark only has one bone in its body, there teeth. The rest is made out of cartilage. The sharks swallow there food whole. They can be both nocturnal and diurnal. The shark in the egg is called the embryo. It keeps growing until the tip of the sharks mouth breaks through the shell. They " re teeth are razor sharp. They are constantly growin...
  • Shape Of A Shark
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    Out of all the species walking, flying, slithering or swimming, there aren't many who have been around as long, survived as well, or come in so many shapes and kinds as the shark. The earliest evidences of sharks are isolated spines, teeth and scales that appeared about 430 million years ago in the Silurian Period, known as the 'Age of Fishes'. Sharks have a sleek, streamlined design which helps them swim without using up a lot of energy. They certainly need to conserve their energy because they...
  • End The Shark
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    In accordance with the fundamental scheme format of science fiction novels, Steve Alten, the author of "Meg", has provided a classic, typical conclusion to his novel. In brief, condensing 348 pages into a mere two sentences, "Meg" is about a gigantic species of shark believed to have died out millions of years ago. The whole novel revolves around a hunt for this shark, and it would be almost infantile to mention that in the end the shark is killed by a brave, heroic scientist who has been tracki...

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