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Gallbladder: stores bile


Kidney: carries urine in both male and female and sperm in male

Liver: filters the blood, breaks down fats, and stores vitamins

Pancreas: produces hormones and digestive enzymes; helps break down fats and carbs

Small intestine: carries food from the esophagus to the large intestine

Large intestine: carries food from the small intestine to the anus

Stomach: digestion

Esophagus: connects mouth, throat, and stomach

Rectum: stores waste before it is dispsosed

Claspers: reproductive organ on males

Lateral line: where to cut on the spiny dogfish shark

Gills: allows spiny dogfish shark to breath when submerged


Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chrodata

Class: Chondrichthyes

Order: Squaliformes

Family: Squalidae

Genus: Squalus

Species: S. acanthias

Lifespan and Habitat

Lifespan of a Spiny Dogfish Shark is usually about 100 years.

The Spiny Dogfish Shark has a wide habitat. The Spiny Dogfish Shark usually lives in water temperature between 45-59 degrees Fahrenheit.