Shark Project

Mary-Elizabeth Rosteet


Big image


  • Gallbladder- stores bile that comes from the liver
  • Heart- pumps blood through the shark's body
  • Kidney- forms and excretes urine
  • Pancreas-an exocrine gland, producing digestive enzymes and an endocrine gland regulating metabolism.
  • Small intestine- the small intestine has a rectal gland entering it. The rectal gland is for salt excretion for osmoregulation
  • Large intestine- turns sodium chloride solution
  • Lateral line-
  • Gills- allow the shark to breathe


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichtyes

Order: Squaliformes

Family: Squalidae

Genus: Squalus

Species: acanthias

Life Span

60 years


They live off the coasts of North America, South America, Australia, Africa, East and West Europe.
Big image