Megalodon Essays

  • Megalodon: A Short Story

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    In New Smyrna Beach, Florida there are three scientist, Jack, Emma, and Me that are about to find the Megalodon (I do not know if this will be my starting sentence). “Jack and Emma lets go get the boat it I just got a text saying it’s ready,” “ok,” Jack and Emma said. We got the boat and some crew members to help around the boat. We are heading east in the Atlantic Ocean about two miles out from shore. “Hey Jack start throwing the fish in the water and get the seal in the water,” I said. Emma

  • An Essay About Sharks

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    Swift, strong, stealthy, and fascinating, sharks are marvelous fish. They are well known for their incredible sharp teeth, and vicious behavior. Sharks are extremely unique and an essential part of the ocean and sea ecosystem. There are over five hundred different types of sharks living in the world. Sharks can be divided into two main groups, large and small. The large sharks hunt for food so they are fast and agile. The small sharks usually hide in the ocean floor to catch prey and hide from

  • Shark Observation Report

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    Introduction On this planet there are a handful of species that are at the top of the food chain, but which species are really at the top? Sharks and human beings both exist at the top of the food chain but both species of mammals find it difficult to coexist, more specifically in a hostile aquatic environment. Humans are known for hunting sharks in parts of the world like China, they are known for hunting for their fins and their meat and also sharks being carnivores with hunting and violence in

  • The Mako Shark: The Fastest Shark In The Ocean

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    The Mako shark is a shark that can swim about 60 mph,So if you encounter one there's no outrunning it.The Mako shark is the fastest shark in the ocean. In this essay I will provide information on the Mako shark. I will provide info on what makes it special,where it lives,what it eats. First,What makes the mako shark so special The Mako shark is the fastest shark in the ocean because of its long tail and thin body. Interesting fact,the long finned mako shark’s tail is longer than its body. It swims

  • Hammerhead Sharks Structure

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    The hammerhead sharks are excellent predators that belong to the order Carcharhiniformes and family Sphyrnidae. Members of this family of sharks have unique head structures that extends to form a hammer-shaped (T-Shaped) cephalofoil that have different functions including sensing, water maneuvering, and manipulating prey. This family has two genera; Eusphyra and Sphyrna. Hammerheads are distant relatives of the mid-Tertiary period carcharhinid sharks. Today, species of the hammerhead include Eusphyra

  • Mako Shark Adaptations

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    Mako Sharks are unique animals, they are the fastest shark species we know of. Mako sharks have special characteristics to survive on their own. Their habitat is very diverse in all central oceans. They have adaptations to be able to respond to their surroundings quickly. The Mako shark species is about to go endangered and we need to protect them. Mako shark 's body is shaped to swim fast. They have a long slim body to allow the mako shark to swim up to 40 mile per hour(Sharks World, 2015). Their

  • Shark Finning Speech

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    Shark finning is the practice whereby the fins of the sharks are sliced off and their remaining bodies are then thrown back to the ocean where the sharks would experience a slow agonising death; either the sharks would starve to death or would be slowly eaten by other predators. Millions of sharks are killed each year for their fins, which is only 5% of their whole body weight. These fins would then be transported globally just to satisfy the demand of the shark fin soup. As of late, there is an

  • Environmental Effects Of Shark Finning

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    Abstract The word ‘shark’ is one of the few words that when heard can strike a person with fear, yet at the same time awe. Sharks are creatures that have evolved over 400 million years to become the ocean’s top predators, and to obtain physical perfection for survival in the worlds waters. If you ask someone what they think of a shark, the common reaction is negative. It’s not surprising though, really, considering the medias view on them, and the way they are portrayed in todays society. Pollution

  • Why Do Hammerheads Migrate

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    The Hammerhead shark is a fascinating creature, who are not like most other Sharks in the ocean. Ever wondered why their head is shaped weird? What is the purpose of it? How long do they migrate for? Description The Hammerhead shark is a long, odd looking animal. on average, they 11.5 feet long, and weigh about 1,000 pounds. The odd shaped head they have is called a cephalofoil, and it allows for 360o vision. The Hammerhead shark has very different physical features from most other sharks

  • The Great White Sharks: White Death And White Pointer

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    marine animal I’m researching is The Great White Shark. They are also known as, White Death and White Pointer. Great White Sharks are located off the coast of California, Australia, South Africa and the northern United States. Other continents and countries call them Tommy Sharks, Blue Pointer, Uptail, Maneater, etc. Great White Sharks are mostly infested in the USA and Australia and have caused 188 deaths in total. Florida and California have suffered more fatal attacks with 831 total and recorded

  • Physical Attributions: The Great Hammerhead Shark

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    The Great Hammerhead Shark has many physical attributions that make the species unique to other sharks. Perhaps its most well-known anatomical feature, the flat and t-shaped cephalophoil, aids the Great Hammerhead in catching prey. Ampullae of Lorenzini on the hammer-shaped head sense hidden prey, which especially benefits the hunting of stingrays. The variations within the cephalophoils differentiate hammerheads from each other. In addition, wide-set eyes give The Great Hammerhead shark a greater

  • Bluefin Tuna Research Paper

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    Atlantic Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) Introduction: The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) is a pelagic and schooling fish that is also known as the northern bluefin tuna, giant bluefin tuna. The species is the largest member of the Scombridae family and one of the largest bony fishes. Bluefin tunas are known to swim long distances and usually at high speed of up to about 1.5 knots and can also dive as deep as about 900 meters. The average lifespan of bluefin tunas is 15-30 years with up to

  • Pacific Viperfish Conclusion

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    Introduction The Pacific viperfish or if you want to use its scientific name it would be Chauliodus macouni. It is a predatory fish that lives in the abyssal depths of the deep sea. It is a very ferocious creature of the deep. Humans don't have to worry about them because they can't get to us because they need to stay in the deep abyss to stay alive where the pressure is just right for them. There are 9 known species of viperfish known and the most common one is the sloanes viperfish but the one

  • Shark Wars Book Report

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    Shark Wars EJ ALTBACKER Did you know even under water there is a war going on, not by humans but by sharks. It is not all peace in Shark Wars written by Ej Altbacker. Shark Wars is about a reef shark named grey who causes trouble in his hometown. Eventually he will get banished and has to survive on his own. He ends up wandering into a different species of sharks territory looking for food. He has to help them fight in a war in order to get food and a shelter. An adventurous characters, off-this-world

  • Shark Attack Research Paper

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    Research Question: What is the relationship between shark feeding behavior and shark humans attacks, and what are the effect of overexploitation in shark populations? Hypotheses: If sharks have low visibility, they can confound for a fish a man’s foot or calf. If fishing behavior increase, it will be a decline in shark population. There is a significant difference between cruising swimming and filter feeding speeds of basking sharks. Experimental design: • Cruising swimming speeds and filter-feeding

  • Hammerhead Shark Vs. The Great White Shark

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    All is quiet in the beautiful ocean then you hear a scream then you look out into the ocean and the only thing you could see was a shark tail. Older Than Dinosaurs? Sharks have lived on the earth longer than you think for example, over three hundred years ago sharks roamed in waters, that is one hundred million years before dinosaurs roamed the earth! Some of the sharks that roamed long ago don’t roam today, on the other hand a handful of the sharks that lived then

  • Evolution Of Shark Evolution

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    THE EVOLUTION OF THE CARCHARODON CARCHARIAS (SHARK) for my research task, I chose to study and track the evolution of the shark. These beasts being one of nature’s top predators in the world and dominating the oceans surrounding our continents. I chose these fierce creatures as they were a perfect example for me to use in explaining the evolution and the branching of evolution purely based on the fact that they have been around for millions of years through prehistoric times changing and evolving

  • Essay About Alligator

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    The Congregation 20 Fun Facts about Alligators INTRODUCTION El garto means “the lizard” it’s a Spanish word, where the name alligator came from. Over 200 million years ago alligators already existed. Did you know that the largest recorded alligator was in Everglades National Park located in Florida? It towers to 17 feet and 5 inches that is 5.31 meter! Do you know the difference between an alligator and a crocodile? Do you like to play in swamps? Swim with your friends in rivers

  • Similarities Between Sharks And Whales

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    What do you know about sharks and whales? Sharks and whales are very different, but have some things in common. What are the differences and similarities between their physical characteristics, habitats, and what they eat? What are the differences and similarities between their physical characteristics? The Sharks can grow up to 16 feet long. They have pectoral fins, dorsal fins, and a vertical tail. The skin of sharks is very rough and made up of millions of sharp scales. Sharks have gills for

  • Persuasive Letter To Shark

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    Haline Penaloza April 28, 2016 Hello humans, I’m a non-threatening hammerhead shark writing this letter for you humans. There are many things wrong in this world and one of the biggest issues would be the killing of my kind. Around 100 million of the shark species are killed each year and very well be gone in the next decades. We are getting killed by greed of people while our existence plays a huge role in the ocean ecosystem. We are really amazing creatures. Us sharks have been around than almost