Inside a Shark

( from www.bu.edu/.../2003/summer/coustean/sidebar.html ) To breathe , sharks have gills to absorb oxygen from the water and release used gas ( carbon dioxide ) back into it . The heart pumps the blood to deliver oxygen and nutrients ,and taking wastes away . Like other animals , sharks have to eat . The food passes into digestive system from mouth to stomach , intestine , and rectum will pass the indigestible out of the body . Digested food is further processed in liver , which increase shark’s buoyancy . Kidneys remove waste from blood and regulate blood concentration . Sharks’ Reproduction Sharks have three kinds of reproduction , which are … 1. external fertilization 2. internal fertilization 3. placental viviparous or ovoviviparous The Orders of Sharks Sharks are divided into 8 orders , including … 1. Hexachiformes 2. Squaliformes 3. Heterodontiformes 4. Orectolobiformes 5. Pristiophoriformes 6. Lamniformes 7. Carchariniformes 8. Squatiniformes Sharks Found in Thailand waters In Thailand , over 100 species of cartilaginous fishes were discovered . In these amount , 47 species are sharks . 1. Shortspine Spurdog 2. Zebra Bullhead Shark 3. Grey Bamboo Shark 4. Indonesian Bamboo Shark 5. Slender Bamboo Shark 6. Whitespotted Bamboo Shark 7. Brownbanded Bamboo Shark 8. Tawny Nurse Shark 9. Zebra Shark 10. Whale Shark 11. Bigeye Thresher 12. Thresher Shark

13. Shortfin Mako 14. Coral Cat Shark 15. Bristly Cat Shark 16. Hooktooth Shark 17. Sicklefin Weasel Shark 18. Snaggletooth shark 19. Straight-tooth Weasel Shark 20. Silvertip Shark 21. Bignose Shark 22. Graceful Shark 23. Grey Reef Shark 24. Pigeye Shark 25. Copper Shark 26. Spinner Shark 27. Whitecheek Shark 28. Pondicherry Shark 29. Bull Shark 30. Blacktip Shark 31. Oceanic Whitetip Shark 32. Blacktip Reef Shark 33. Dusky Shark 34. Sandbar Shark 35. Blackspot Shark 36. Spottail Shark 37. Tiger Shark 38. Sharptooth Lemon Shark 39. Milk Shark 40. Grey Sharpnose Shark 41. Spadenose Shark 42. Whitetip Reef Shark 43. Winghead Shark 44. Scalloped Hammerhead 45. Great Hammerhead 46. Smalleye Hammerhead 47. Smooth Hammerhead

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