Order - Squaliformes (Dog Fish Sharks)

Most people say and think that sharks are all classified as one thing, as a shark. But really they are all different things. There are actually hundreds of species of sharks in the ocean. The species ill be talking about is the squaliform species, but specifically talking about the Dogfish Shark.

 

This species has a’ lot of small sharks in it. Also, these shark’s live at great depths of the sea. Dogfish sharks diet contains bony fish, cephalopods, and other fairly small sea critters. These sharks also eat certain varieties of shark’s, like the little tiger shark. Dogfish sharks have 1 up to 22 sharks per litter (shark days).

 

Dogfish sharks are some of the rarest sharks you would ever find, they're not like the kind that you would find when you go scuba diving. They are the most hunted sharks in the sea. The difference between all the shark’s is there two dorsal fins and their skin.

 

Author: Cameron W

Published: 10/2008

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