Shark Project

Katelyn Courville


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  • Gallbladder- storage of bile secreted from the liver
  • Heart- has two halves which keeps the blood moving
  • Kidney- the abdominal cavity
  • Liver- a large lobed glandular organ
  • Pancreas- two parts ventral and dorsal with long and thin organ
  • Small Intestine- a part of the intestine that happens after the stomach digest
  • Large Intestine- adsorbs the water ans the vitamins from the shark
  • Stomach- a J-shaped organ that digest
  • Esophagus- connects the mouth to the stomach
  • Rectum- functions in the storage of solid waste
  • Claspers- assist in sperm transfer during mating only males
  • Lateral Line-- a line small that detects water movement
  • Gills- for them to take in oxygen

Facts about the Spiny Dogfish Shark

  • The classification-
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Chondrihthyes
  • Subclass: Elasmobranchii
  • Order: Squaliformes
  • Family: Squalidae
  • Genus: Squalus
  • Most of the dogfish sharks live from 20-30 years
  • Habitat- The spiny dogfish sharks are worldwide. They live in temperate and subarctic waters. Mainly found in the North Pacific.