By: Andrew Wright

Organ Locations

External Organs

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Internal Organs

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Organ Discriptions

Gallbladder: Produces and stores bile.

Heart: Pumps blood through the shark.

Kidney: Filters blood and produces wastes.

Liver: Removes wastes from the bloodstream and fills it with nutrients.

Pancreas: Makes chemicals to break down food.

Small intestine: Removes nutrients from bile.

Large intestine: Removes water from bile and converts it to waste.

Stomach: Breaks down food.

Esophagus: Short large tube that transports food from mouth to the stomach.

Rectum: Stores waste before release.

Claspers: Male reproductive organs.

Lateral line: Helps shark detect movement in the water around it.

Gills: Organ that controls gas exchange.

Other facts


Phylum: Chordata

Class: Chondrichtyes

Subclass: Elasmobranchii

Order: Squaliformes

Family: Squalidae

Genus and Species: Squalus acanthias

It lives along the coast of any continent where there are warm temperate waters
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