Spiny Dogfish Project
Organs of the Spiny Dogfish
Heart-pumps blood throughout the body.
Kidney-where waste is extracted from the blood.
Liver-produces bile that is used for digestion.
Pancreas-produces enzymes that help break down food.
Small Intestine-where the nutrients from the chyme is absorbed.
Large Intestine-where it water from waste is adsorbed.
Stomach-where food is dissolved and turned into chyme.
Esophagus-where food goes down from the mouth to the stomach.
Rectum-where waste exits from the body.
Claspers-used as a reproductive organ.
Lateral Line-used to sense tiny vibrations in the water, help with hunting prey.
Gills-where oxygen for the water is sucked up.