Labelled Anatomical Items
- First Dorsal Fin
- Second Dorsal Fin
- Caudal Fin
- Pelvic Fin
- Pectoral Fin
- Gill Slits
- Lateral Line
Gills- helps the shark breathe.
Gallbladder- bile is stored here.
Kidney- produces bile.
Liver- store all fatty reserves and energy.
Pancreas- it produces digestive enzymes to help break down fats and carbs in the stomach.
Small Intestine-absorbs minerals and nutrients.
Large Intestine- absorbs water from the digested food in the stomach.
Stomach- turns food into chyme after being broken down.
Esophagus- tube that brings food to the stomach.
Rectum- where feces are stored before they are disposed.
Lateral Line- helps the shark define the water pressure.
Spiny Dogfish Classification
- Kingdom- Animal
- Phylum- Chordate
- Class- Chondrichthyes
- Order- Squaliformes
- Family- Squalidae
- Genus- Squalus
- Species- Acanthias