Dogfish Shark Research

by: Sarah Palermo

Dogfish label

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Organs and Functions

Gallbladder- bile from the liver are stored

Heart- pumps blood thoughout the shark

Kidney- transports the urine

Liver- stores fat and energy

Pancreas- helps break down fats and carbs in the stomach

Small intestine- absorb nutrients and minerals

Large intestine- absorb the remaining fluid and transmit the waste

Stomach- food goes here after it is consumed. digestion takes place

Esophagus- carry food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach

Rectum- where waste is stored before disposal

Claspers- reproductive organ on a male only

Lateral line- detect movement and vibration in the water

Gills- the sharks breathing system

life span

25-100 years


Animalia Chordata Chondrichthyes Squaliformes Squalidae Squalus Acanthias


Dogfish sharks typically live in the North Atlantic and North Pacific. They can also be found in the Mediterranean and Black Sea