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Shark - Wikipedia
17 May 2024 at 2:32pm
Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head. Modern sharks are classified within the clade Selachimorpha (or Selachii) and are the sister group to the Batoidea ( rays and kin).

Sharks 101 | National Geographic - YouTube
18 May 2024 at 2:13am
42K. 8.3M views 4 years ago #NationalGeographic #Sharks #Educational. Sharks can rouse fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. Find out about the world's biggest and fastest sharks,...

Shark | Attacks, Types, & Facts | Britannica
18 May 2024 at 7:07am
shark, any of numerous species of cartilaginous fishes of predatory habit that constitute the order Selachii (class Chondrichthyes ). Sharks, together with rays and skates, make up the subclass Elasmobranchii of the Chondrichthyes.

Shark | Species | WWF - World Wildlife Fund
18 May 2024 at 10:13am
Facts. Weight. up to 11 tons. Length. 8 in.-40 ft. Habitats. Oceans. 1,000. There are over 1,000 species of sharks and rays. With fossil records dating back 400 million years, sharks have outlived the dinosaurs and many other forms of life currently on earth.

Shark Species ? Shark Research Institute
18 May 2024 at 1:12pm
Great Lanternshark. Greenland shark. Gulper shark. Kitefin shark. Pacific sleeper shark. Pygmy shark. Spiny dogfish. Sharks in this order have flattened bodies, a mouth with dermal flaps in front of a short snout, nasal barbels, eyes and spiracle on the top of their head, and lack an anal fin. Angel shark.

Sharks, explained - National Geographic
17 May 2024 at 4:12pm
Sharks. 5:01. Sharks 101. Sharks can rouse fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. Find out about the world's biggest and fastest sharks, how sharks reproduce, and how some...

Sharks | Smithsonian Ocean
18 May 2024 at 3:21pm
Home. Ocean Life. Sharks & Rays. Introduction. The Ocean Portal Team. Reviewed by David Shiffman, University of Miami. There are more than 500 species of sharks swimming in the world?s ocean. Yet when most people think of these cartilaginous fish, a single image comes to mind: a large, sharp-toothed and scary beast.

Shark Facts: Attack Stats, Record Swims, More
18 May 2024 at 2:13am
ANIMALS. NEWS. Shark Facts: Attack Stats, Record Swims, More. A round-up of facts about one of the most iconic fishes. By Brian Handwerk. June 13, 2005. ? 7 min read. The United States averages...

Sharks | Official SEA LIFE Website
13 May 2024 at 9:03pm
There are 440 different species of sharks in the world. At our aquariums, you could come face-to-snout with nurse sharks, black tip reef sharks, or sand tiger sharks! Visit your local SEA LIFE website to find out more. Our partner charity, the SEA LIFE Trust, is working with the Shark Trust to put a stop to unsustainable shark fishing in EU waters.

Shark Facts - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
17 May 2024 at 11:29pm
Sharks are elasmobranchs, a group of animals that includes rays and skates, whose members have a skeleton made of cartilage, rather than bone, and, unlike most other fish, lack a swim bladder. How many species of shark are there? There are more than 500 species of sharks and at least one species is found in every ocean, including the Arctic Ocean.

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