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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 of

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    Disappearance Of The Shark

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    that considered a problem in which sharks face regarding humanity killing off their population. After a thorough analysis‚ the simplistic approach of the advertisement makes it highly effective in informing its viewers that humans have an impact on the ecosystem around them without ever explicitly saying it. Taking a first glimpse at the chosen advertisement‚ it is clear that there are two panels‚ one with a shark fin in the ocean‚ and one without the shark fin. It seems that nothing necessarily

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    Sharks Many people often admire sharks and think they are awesome creatures‚ but they do not know if it would matter if sharks disappeared from the ocean. The answer to this question is yes‚ sharks are a very vital aspect to the ocean. Sharks are so important because they balance the ocean’s ecosystem. All organisms in the ecosystem are dependent upon one another to maintain a balance. If sharks disappeared‚ so would this community in

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    Shark Fins

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    Should we eat sharks’ fins? Shark’s fin soup is a delicacy which is enjoyed by many people around the world‚ especially the Chinese as they believe that it symbolizes wealth‚ honour and respect. However‚ the practice of cutting off sharks’ fins alive and then throwing them back into the sea had caused increasing awareness and ire of animal rights and environment advocates. Statistics have estimated that one hundred million sharks are killed every year‚ not considering the fact that these numbers

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    Dogfish Shark

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    Dog Fish Shark Dogfish sharks are the second largest sharks‚ there body shape is rounded. Dogfish sharks have a variety of different parts. Smell‚ taste‚ hearing‚ sight‚ touch‚ and electroreception are six sensory systems that sharks use. All of there senses allow them to explore the environment and survive. There senses help them locate prey‚ avoid danger‚ and also find mates. Sharks nostrils or nares are under the edge of there snout. There nares are separate from there mouth and throat‚ they

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    Shark Adaptions

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    For over 400million years sharks have been adapting themselves perfectly for life in the ocean. Their varied habitats‚ diets and physiology has meant that for many of them‚ these adaptions have been slightly different. The key adaptions are those that enable the shark to swim‚ breath‚ feed and reproduce. Large squalene filled livers negates the need for a shark to have a swim bladder. The liver‚ up to 25% of the overall body weight‚ counteracts the weight of the dermal denticles‚ teeth and

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    The Goblin Shark

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    The goblin shark has a distinctively long and flat snout‚ resembling a sword blade. The proportional length of the snout decreases with age.[17] The eyes are small and lack protective nictitating membranes; behind the eyes are spiracles. The large mouth is parabolic in shape. The jaws are highly protrusible and can be extended almost to the end of the snout‚ though normally they are held flush against the underside of the head. There are 35–53 upper and 31–62 lower tooth rows. The teeth in the main

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    The Galapagos Shark

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    * The Galapagos shark was named after the islands where the shark was found. The Galapagos shark is a large‚ thin shark. The shark is brownish or grey black and has black sides and a white underside. PICTURE The first dorsal fin shark was tall‚ narrow and almost straight‚ and a low ridge leads to the small‚ second dorsal fin. The trailing edges of the fins may be darker than the rest of the body‚ and the tips may be a dusty colour. The shark is slightly different to most sharks because it has a

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    Shark and the Goldfish

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    Book Report I chose “The Shark And The Goldfish” by Jon Gordon for my book report. This book is about positive ways to thrive during waves of change and follows a goldfish named Gordy who washes out into the ocean. Gordy has always been taken care of and fed daily‚ but doesn’t know how to act or get food when he is in the ocean. He meets a nice shark named Sammy who teaches him how to find food and take care of himself. The story is a lesson for how you never know what life is going to throw

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    Sharks

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    Why is it important to save the sharks? The shark is an apex predator of the marine ecosystem. In the marine ecosystem these predators are placed at the top of the food chain. Apex predators have a vital role in maintaining the health and balance of the ecosystems they dwell in. In addition to the previous statement if these top of the food chain predators were to be removed from their ecosystems‚ the health and balance of these ecosystems would become shattered and disturbed‚ with nobody to maintain

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