Species Of Sharks

ABOUT ALL SHAKES
ABOUT ALL SHAKES
ABOUT ALL SHAKES 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 are placed into these categories by their shared characteristics, this is called taxonomy. The more closeley 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 c
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters Monsters, which are seemingly just myth and fantasy, do have some truths to their legend. In fact, some creatures may have actually existed and still do today, even though they should not be percieved as monsters. What if the stories of a giant ape-like creature that have circulated over the globe for centuries were true? There have been numerous sightings and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States t
Myth or Reality Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality Today's Perception on Monsters
Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters Monsters, which are seemingly just myth and fantasy, do have some truths to their legend. In fact, some creatures may have actually existed and still do today, even though they should not be percieved as monsters. What if the stories of a giant ape-like creature that have circulated over the globe for centuries were true? There have been numerous sightings and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States t
ERNEST HEMINGWAY
ERNEST HEMINGWAY
ERNEST HEMINGWAY A lonely old man, Santiago, packs up his fishing gear, his eighty-fourth day of fishing without catching a single fish. His sole friend, a young man, Manolin, not even an eighth of his age brings him a beer and dinner for the evening. As they chat Santiago announces how the eighty-fifth day is his lucky day, and how he will finally catch a fish. The premise of the story is the purity and goodness and bravery of Santiago, the Cuban Fisherman in Ernest Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize
Samurai
Samurai
Samurai Tradition in Japan prizes grace, tranquillity and harmony with nature. But tradition also celebrates the fierce warrior of Japan; the samurai. Sometimes wandering alone, more often fighting in Japans complex civil wars, the samurai may have been history's most effective and terrifying warriors. Legends, movies, popular fiction, books in Japan and all over the world picks the samurai as the most lethal swordsman that has ever lived. Was he that lethal? Yes. Was it pure technique, mere mas
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he'd been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emplo
Killer Whales
Killer Whales
Killer Whales Final Draft Killer whales inhabit the cooler waters of both the western and northern hemispheres, where sea life is most abundant. Killer whales are mainly black or deep brown in color, having large white patches on their lower jaw, belly, and above their eyes, and a lighter off-white saddle patch just under and behind their dorsal fins. They are quite large mammals, with females growing to up to 8.5 m (27.5 ft) long, and males to up to 9.8 m (31.9 ft) long as they become fully-gro
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Geographic Range
Geographic Range
Geographic Range Oceanic Islands, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean: The white shark is widely distributed throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world's oceans. Physical Characteristics Natural History Food Habits A voracious and efficient predator. Its prey includes a wide variey of bony fishes, including salmon, hake, halibut, mackeral, and tunas; other sharks; sea turtles; seabirds; and marine mammals, such as seals, sea lions, sea otters, and porpoises. Traditionally
MOBY DICK VS JAWS ESSAY
MOBY DICK VS JAWS ESSAY
MOBY DICK VS. JAWS ESSAY Moby Dick, one of the greatest works of American literature written, and Jaws, one of the nations top selling blockbuster movies, can both be considered masterpieces of their time. Written by different authors, in completely different time frames, these two classics still manage to share dozens of similar themes and plots. Perhaps Jaws was written off from Moby Dick, but the differences between the two make it hard to tell. To describe the character similarities between
Biosphere 2 is a miniature copy of Earth It was an international proje
Biosphere 2 is a miniature copy of Earth It was an international proje
Biosphere 2 is a miniature copy of Earth. It was an international project which combined different countries and cultures from all over the world. Biosphere 2 is located in Arizona because of its climate. The site had more than two thousand acres. The reasons for building Biosphere 2, the facilities, biomes, and the problems faced inside will be discussed in this report. Some of the reasons for building Biosphere 2 were overcrowding on Earth and troubles, on Earth, in the future. Population of
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking but their
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking but their
The Northern Elephant Seal may be strange and funny-looking, but their society is amazing. In the past few decades, efforts have been made to combat their dwindling numbers, while leaving them in their natural habitat, on the California coast. In order to learn how to foster their population, scientists have studied their way of life, and their population. What is particularly characteristic about elephant seals is the difference between their genders; they are significantly sexually dimorphic
Thresher Shark
Thresher Shark
Thresher Shark The thresher shark is in the order Selachii and family Alopiidae. Its genus species is Alopias vulpinus for the common thresher sharks which coloring varies from coppery-brown to bronze color above, with metallic hues; the undersides are white or with the Alopias supercilious for the big eyed thresher which have a dark brown to metallic black with paler ventral surface for coloring. Thresher sharks called the fox shark, whiptail, thrasher, swiveltail, swingle tail. The big eyed t
EXCRETORY SYSTEM
EXCRETORY SYSTEM
EXCRETORY SYSTEM Metabolism can be divided into catabolism and anabolism. During catabolism, energy-containing compounds are degraded to produce energy for the chemical, mechanical and electrical processes that occur in the body. The compounds degraded by catabolism contain only carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen. Before being catabolized, more complicated molecules are reduced in size and other atoms, such as sulfur, phosphorus and nitrogen, are removed. Only part of the energy contained in these co
PredatorPrey Relationships
PredatorPrey Relationships
Predator/Prey Relationships The relationship between predators and their prey is an intricate and complicated relationship; covering a great area of scientific knowledge. This paper will examine the different relationships between predator and prey; focusing on the symbiotic relations between organisms, the wide range of defense mechanisms that are utilized by various examples of prey, and the influence between predators and prey concerning evolution and population structure. Symbiosis is the in
About All Sharks
About All Sharks
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 are placed into these categories by their shared characteristics, this is called taxonomy. The more closeley 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 ca
Hammerhead Sharks
Hammerhead Sharks
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, and Galeomorphii. The shark family Sphyrnidae that includes the Hammerheads are part of the Galeomorphic classification. They are probably the most easily recognizable of all
Predator - Prey Relationships
Predator - Prey Relationships
Predator - Prey Relationships The relationship between predators and their prey is an intricate and complicated relationship; covering a great area of scientific knowledge. This paper will examine the different relationships between predator and prey; focusing on the symbiotic relations between organisms, the wide range of defense mechanisms that are utilized by various examples of prey, and the influence between predators and prey concerning evolution and population structure. Symbiosis is the
Sharks
Sharks
Sharks Itís tail swayed slowly from side to side, pushing the hunters body through the murky water. All signs of motion were non-existant, except for the rhythmic movement of the water over the five gill slits on either side of itís head. Slowly gaining speed, the shady figures unmoving eyes fixed on itís target, a lost harbor seal pup. As the distance between the predator and itís prey grew closer, the jaws of the massive fish drew forward, exposing nearly eight rows of razor sharp teeth. Stri
About All Sharks
About All Sharks
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 are placed into these categories by their shared characteristics, this is called taxonomy. The more closeley 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 ca
Mike Fairbanks
Mike Fairbanks
Mike Fairbanks Class : 2 6/4/04 The great white shark The great white shark is the largest predatory fish in the ocean, great white sharks are the top predators of the sea. It is a fierce shark with 3,000 or more teeth at one time. All though it's name is the great white shark the only part of its body that is white is its belly. It has 3 main fins of it's body which are it's dorsal fin and it's two pectoral fins. When on the surface the only visible part of it is the dorsal fin and the top of i