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Sharks  (Subclass Elasmobranchii)

Sharks are cartilaginous marine fish, meaning they have a boneless skeleton made of a tough, elastic substance. They have 5-7 gill slits and lay eggs. Males can usually be identified by claspers on the underside of the body. Most species live between 20-30 years, but the spiny dogfish, the most prevalent of all shark species, have been reported to live 100 years. All sharks have multiple rows of teeth but most are imbedded in the flesh instead of the jaw. Despite their reputation, very few shark species are dangerous to man and of those that are, there are surprisingly few attacks on SCUBA divers. Sharks are related to Rays, Skates, and Chimeras (commonly referred to as Ratfish).

Sixgill sharkGrey Reef SharkGrey Reef Sharks
Dogfish RescueDogfish Close-upSwell Shark
Swell SharkSwell SharkDogfish at Smelter
Leopard Shark on the run! Leopard SharkGreat White Shark
Great White SharkGreat White SharkGreat White Shark
Great White SharkGreat White SharkGreat White Shark
Great White SharkGreat White SharkGreat White Shark
Great White SharkSpiny Dogfish


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