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Sharks Native To Coral Reefs Dane Cook

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Sharks Native To Coral Reefs Dane Cook

  1. 1. Sharks Native to Coral Reefs By Dane Cook
  2. 2. The Whitetip Reef Shark <ul><li>Scientific name is Triaenodon Obesus </li></ul><ul><li>Classified as a Requiem shark </li></ul><ul><li>Grows between 3 ½ ft. and 5 ½ ft. long </li></ul><ul><li>Largest ever caught was 7 ½ ft. long </li></ul><ul><li>Grayish upper body and a white underside </li></ul><ul><li>Found throughout the Pacific Ocean from Central America to Australia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Whitetip Cont. <ul><li>Found near coral reefs, lagoons, and drop-offs </li></ul><ul><li>Called a bottom shark because it spends most of its time on the sea floor </li></ul><ul><li>Diet is made up of fish, octopuses, crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans </li></ul><ul><li>Very intelligent and can learn to respond to new stimuli </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Galapagos Shark <ul><li>Belongs to the family Carcharnihidae </li></ul><ul><li>Closely resembles other Requiem sharks </li></ul><ul><li>Found in several areas of the Pacific Ocean and throughout the Atlantic and Indian Oceans </li></ul><ul><li>Grows to be between 8 and 12 ft. long </li></ul>
  5. 5. Galapagos Shark Cont. <ul><li>Juveniles tend to favor shallow water </li></ul><ul><li>Adults tend to favor deep water </li></ul><ul><li>They are viviparous; their young are nourished through a yolk-sac then born alive. </li></ul><ul><li>Litters range between 6 and 16 pups. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for being aggressive </li></ul><ul><li>One fatality was caused by these sharks in the Virgin Islands </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Shortfin Mako <ul><li>Scientific name is Isurus Oxyrinchus </li></ul><ul><li>Classified as a Mackeral shark </li></ul><ul><li>Known for being one of the fastest sharks in the ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Can leap 18 ft. out of the water </li></ul><ul><li>To be able to do this they would have to be swimming 22 mph </li></ul>
  7. 7. Shortfin Mako Cont. <ul><li>Has been known to run into boats </li></ul><ul><li>Afterwards, they seem stunned, recover then swim away unharmed </li></ul><ul><li>Has the ability to conserve body heat and keep it’s body temperature Above that of the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>Can grow to be 13 ft. long </li></ul><ul><li>Torpedo shaped </li></ul><ul><li>Blue upper body and a white underside </li></ul>

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