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Why Am I an Amphibian? (Classifying Animals)

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State and Federal recreational and commercial shark fishing rules change frequently. For whatever reason, the shark allows the pilot fish to hang around unmolested, but nobody knows why. A large green tree-dwelling frog, Litoria dux, was discovered on the northern side of the Huon Peninsula, a 16,500 sq km area of montane and lowland forest surrounded by ocean. One of the largest sharks, the tiger shark commonly reaches a length of 325-425 cm (10-14 ft) and weighs over 385-635 kg (850-1400 lbs).
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Sturgeon of the World - SPECIES GUIDE

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Islanders fishing in shallow waters off Ifalik Island, Yap state, Micron. Hammerheads are found in tropical and warm temperate seas around the world. The breathing mechanism of mammals and fish is different. The green water looks like somewhere in Florida. They can move at speeds of one to four millimeters a day. It’s a pelagic species inhabiting main river channels and larger tributaries. 52″ (130cm), and over 40 kg in weight. Other sharks feed on squid or fish, which they swallow whole.
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Biology of Butterflyfishes

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Large sharks also posses a real danger to their owners as they can bite or otherwise hurt them. Bull sharks have can detect electricity in animals. It involves delivery of electricity by timing the nervous impulses that activate individual cells capable of producing electrical currents (called electroplaques). 13 The Electric Ray is a bottom-dweller that feeds on invertebrates and fish. Andy's images and shark stories have appeared in hundreds of books and magazines around the world from titles as varied as National Geographic, Scuba Diving, FHM, Digital Photography, and the Journal of Zoology.
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Dave Whitlock's Guide to Aquatic Trout Foods

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Venomous spines are found in a wide variety of fish including stingrays, chimaeras, scorpionfishes, catfishes, toadfishes, rabbit fishes, and stargazers. The front dorsal fin has a rounded tip, while the second dorsal fin sits close to the body and has a trailing tip. The cleaning of the shark's body, including the mouth, allows for it's health to be maintained. They are known to live in rivers and coastal waters of Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America.
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Ken the Alaskan Crab Fisherman: Bering Sea King Crab

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A close relative of the Angelfish, Butterfly Fish share many physical characteristics but are typically distinguished from Angelfish due to their more elongated, thinner “noses” which tend to jut out from their main body. Sharks are found in several stories, cartoons, and motion pictures (films/movies). Sharks have long held a special awe and fascination for humans, possibly something to do with their unmatched ability as predators and their position at the top of the ocean food chain.
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Incredible Insects (Raintree Freestyle Express: Incredible

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But scientists say the Great White, which lives in the warm seas of the world, has gotten a bad rap. Very few fellow hobbyists will have the facilities to do so, either. They identify an object by the contrast it makes to its background. In India, small sharks or baby sharks (called sora in Tamil language, Telugu language ) are sold in local markets. Recreational fishing for common thresher sharks is closed in all Washington waters. White sharks play a crucial role in the marine ecosystem by helping to suppress pinniped (seals and sea lions) populations.
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Shadows in the Sea: The Sharks, Skates and Rays

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The teeth of a shark are made to rip, shred, and tear anything it puts it in its mouth apart. To us, it's a glimpse into the heart of darkness. Predatory sharks prey on the sick and the weak members of their prey populations, and some also scavenge the sea floor to feed on dead carcasses. Each year, between 50 and 100 million sharks are killed, mainly for their fins, which are used to make a traditional Chinese soup. Earle and Whitton made one dive at a site (called ET?) just across the Beqa Channel from SRMR.
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Encyclopaedia of Fish and Fisheries

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Sharks are fishes and most have the typical fusiform body shape. This hammerhead species feeds mostly on fish such as sardines, herring and mackerels, occasionally also on invertebrates such as octopuses. Cyclothone Microdon is the most common and widely distributed fish in all the oceanic waters of the world, but are absent from the poles. Great HammerheadThe �Great white� of Hammerhead Sharks, the Hammerhead is the largest of all Hammerhead species.
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The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback

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Manta Ray Anatomy Description and Physical Characteristics by BioExpedition Reducing the accidental catching of sharks as bycatch has also been an important goal. Stores shouldn't even be selling these larger species, at least until they've grilled the aquarist on what size tank they plan on keeping them in. Each fish species is listed at the bottom of this page, and information is provided regarding fish characteristics, methods of identification, distribution and food habits, state record fish, tips to bring in the big one, and a brief biology of the fish.
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Challenges to Marine Ecosystems: Proceedings of the 41st

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The texture of their skin is rough, similar to the coarseness of sandpaper. Megaladon — This is an extinct species of shark that lived about 15.9 to 2.6 million years ago. As mentioned earlier, the so called freshwater shark species are actually a better choice for a freshwater aquarium than the true freshwater shark species. Given the limited visibility of many tropical rivers and estuaries, it seems likely that hearing, olfaction, and electroreception may play a more significant role in predation than vision.
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