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Sharks

When many think of sharks, they think of the movie Jaws or a dangerous man-eating fish. In reality, sharks is a large group of fish that includes very small to much larger fish. Some can be harmful to man and others are harmless. To delve into this interesting and diverse group of cartilaginous saltwater fish that have sharp teeth and a bad reputation, ask your questions in this category.

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How long do nurse sharks sleep?

Basedd on my experienes in Eleuthera, Bahamas, nurse sharks actually do nap, breathing regularly and without moving, which most shaks cannot do; they have to be moving to get enough water through their gills. Nurses can breathe stationary because they can pum water through their mouth and out their gills. Nurse sharks generally dont have a sleep period like we do, they dont have a long period of REM sleep, which is when you are in a deep sleep state. Nurse sharks...
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What is a young shark called?

A young shark is called a cub, pup or seal.
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What do leopard sharks eat?

they eat a wide variety of foods including, worms, shrimps, crabs, fishes, fish eggs, and clams ...
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Asked in Tattoos and Body Art, Sharks

What does the shark tattoo in hawaiian mean?

Polynesians also considered the shark to be a sacred animal. For them, the shark tattoo served to protect them from their enemies. A Polynesian fisherman would also sport tattoo symbols to protect him and his vessel from sharks in the waters where he fished. In Hawaii, you'll hear about the protective power of the aumakua, a row of tattooed dots around the ankle that keep sharks at bay. Legend tells of a woman swimming in the ocean and being attacked by a...
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Asked in Sharks, Toucans

Does a toucan have live birth or lay from eggs?

A toucan is a bird. All birds lay eggs which then hatch when they reproduce. ...
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Asked in Sharks, Tiger Sharks

Are tiger sharks mammals or fish?

Fish. they have gills. Answer All sharks are fish.
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How fast do shark teeth grow back?

Sharks have rows of teeth (flattened down) behind those they are currently using to bite with. If one breaks, one of these replacement teeth moves forwards (rotates up) to replace it withing 1 or 2 days. The spare teeth are constantly replaced throughout the shark's life. ...
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How long do bamboo sharks live?

It live about 2 years if you take care of it right and if you keep it healthy enough pretty much like 8 years till it gets big. ...
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Asked in Sharks, Tiger Sharks

Can you eat tiger sharks?

Of course you can. You can eat anything. Try it tonight - put something in your mouth, chew it, then swallow. Voila!! ...
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Asked in Sharks, Great White Sharks

Is there any scary fish besides sharks?

The lion fish is scary. It is highly poisonous.
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Asked in Care of Fish, Sharks, Freshwater Aquariums

Why do fish swim at the top?

Some fish, like beta's, will need air. They have to get oxygen every once in a while. For lack of oxygen in the water, you might want to consider activated carbon rock pouches in to your filtration system, or connect an air pump and air stone in your tank. air pumps and stones do not oxygenate water, that is an old myth. a bubble moving to the surface only causes water movement, in order to get more oxygen in water you...
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Asked in Sharks, Great White Sharks, Bull Shark

Do sharks eat people intentionally?

Great white sharks don't eat people on purpose. They mistake you for a seal if your on a surf board or if your in a wet suit. Bull sharks on the other hand they don't care what you are, if they are hungry, they will eat you. Bull sharks have the highest testosterone level than any other shark. ...
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Asked in Freshwater Aquariums, Sharks, Guppy

Do wolverines lay eggs or have live birth?

The wolverine is a fur-bearing mammal, it has live births.
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Asked in Sharks, Great White Sharks, Tiger Sharks

How much does a Port Jackson shark weight?

At full size, 5 to 5 1/2 feet, they can weigh close to 100 pounds.
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Asked in Care of Fish, Sharks

How big of a fish tank do you need for a small shark?

It is not recommended to get a shark unless you are very experienced with saltwater aquariums. I've had fishtanks for over 10 years and still don't think I'm ready for a shark. But, if you really want to give it a go, the minimum average tank size for sharks is 260 gallons. ...
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Asked in Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species, Whales, Sharks

Do shark attack whales?

There have been no verified attack by sharks on large whales. They only prey on smaller cetaceans (dolphins, porpoises). ...
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Asked in Sharks, Great White Sharks

What is a shark's appendage called?

A shark's penis is called a clasper and it is located between the pelvic fins. ...
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Asked in Sharks

Why do people fear sharks?

because sharks kills 100 people every year and they eat people too sometimes Check your infos before you easily accuse a wonderful creature you don't really know. Sharks have killed between 1580 and 2011 a sum of 471 people, google it in more than a couple of sites and, if possible, from valid researches, and this only because they don't have enough fish to eat, we have destroyed their natural environment, we kill 100 millions of them every year for a ...soup and,...
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