5 edition of The Sand Tiger Shark (The Underwater World of Sharks Series) found in the catalog.
by PowerKids Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
Spinal deformities occur frequently in captive sand tiger sharks and occasionally other chondrichthyans. The cause is unknown but may be spinal trauma, deficiencies in zinc, potassium, and vitamins (C and E), short pool length, or redundant swimming behaviors (Anderson et al., b; Tate et al., ).Grossly affected sand tiger sharks have scoliosis, kyphosis, subluxation, compressed and. Sand Tiger Shark. The sand tiger shark is a species that inhabits subtropical and temperate waters across the world. It inhabits the continental shelf from sandy .
Sand Tiger Sharks: Characteristics Order: Lamniformes Family: Odontaspididae Genus: Carcharias Species: taurus Common Names. English language common names include sand tiger shark (US), grey nurse shark (Australia), ground shark, spotted raggedtooth shark (South Africa), slender-tooth shark, spotted sandtiger shark. Other common names are bacota (Spanish), pintado (Spanish), sarda . Sand tiger sharks were given protection in in New South Wales, and later by the Commonwealth of Australia. These subpopulations of sand tiger sharks are in dramatic decline. In the sand tigers that live along the Atlantic coast of North America received protection, too. Things the Zoo's done/doing.
Adopt a Shark Support cutting edge sand tiger shark research. By adopting a sand tiger shark, you can give it a nickname and receive updates each time it is spotted by citizen scientists. Funds raised through shark adoptions are used to maintain the Spot A Shark USA and Spot A Shark Australia programs and to support additional sand tiger shark. The other shark that gets called a sand tiger, is Odontaspis aculeatus, one of the ragged toothed sharks, which also go by the name sand sharks were until recently in the same family as Carcharias, but have since been pulled out into their own are very similar, as one might has guessed from the numerous times these sharks have been grouped and split over the years.
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Sand tiger shark Hardcover – January 1, by Carol Carrick (Author)Cited by: 1. Product details Age Range: 4 - 7 years Grade Level: Preschool - 2 Lexile Measure: (What's this?) Series: All About Sharks Paperback: 24 pages Publisher: Capstone Press (August 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 9 inches Author: Jody S.
Rake. Sand Tiger Shark Paperback – July 1, by Carol Carrick (Author)Author: Carol Carrick. Sand tiger sharks are toothy trappers. They wait for prey to approach and then chomp. In this book, swim along with several sand tiger sharks.
A clear and sometimes realistically gory biography of a sand tiger shark. We follow the unnamed shark from his birth in a shallow nursery ground through a solitary adult life (except for a brief, violent mating every spring), a life of constant motion to stay afloat and search for prey with his amazingly sensitive nose and skin.
Then the dispassionate, if informative, account gives way to an. And when one shark moved in fast, the old sand tiger still tried to rush ahead The Sand Tiger Shark book the first bite.
ffOne morning the sand tigers were harassing a school of bluefish. Like a pack of wolves, the sharks made.
Sand tigers are the only shark known to come to the surface and gulp air. They store the air in their stomachs, which allows them to float motionless in the water, seeking prey.
Like many sharks, the sand tiger shark is a solitary species but can be found in small schools for feeding, mating and birth. Sand tiger sharks mate via internal fertilization and give birth to about two pups every two years (one in each uterus).
Tiger Sharks teaches readers about one of the largest sharks in the ocean. While reading the interesting facts about this fish, students will also enjoy the detailed photographs on each page. Use this book to teach students about main idea and details and using adjectives. The sand tiger shark is listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and is a candidate species for the U.S.
endangered species list. The sand tiger shark has one of the lowest reproductive rates known among sharks, giving birth to one or two large pups every two years. Get this from a library. The sand tiger shark. [Megan Borgert-Spaniol] -- "Engaging images accompany information about the sand tiger shark.
The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by. The tiger shark is very vicious and eats everything it sees in water. The sand tiger shark is shy.
The tiger shark, Caleocerdo cuvier, also known as sea tiger is a deep water macropredator, and. of o results for "shark books" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon Excavate 3 real Shark Tooth Fossils including Sand Tiger, Otodus and Crow Shark - Great Science Gift for Marine Biology Enthusiasts of any age.
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Sand tiger shark. [Carol Carrick; Donald Carrick] -- Examines the life cycle of a sand tiger shark. It inhabits the continental shelf, from sandy shorelines (hence the name sand tiger shark) and submerged reefs to a depth of around m ( ft). They dwell in the waters of Japan, Australia, South Africa, the Mediterranean and the east coasts of North and South America.
Sand tiger sharks: a 4D book. [Jody Sullivan Rake] -- "Sand tiger sharks are unique for their jagged teeth and ability to swallow air to help them float underwater. Find out why these slow-moving sharks are not as scary as they look. Sand tiger sharks are also known as sand tigers and gray nurse sharks.
Like all sharks, they breathe underwater, through their gills. But sand tigers have one unique habit. They are the only sharks that come to the surface to gulp air, but not to breathe.
The air ends up in its stomach. The air makes the shark more buoyant, so it can float motionless in the water as it watches for prey.
Pratt () (Ref. ) relates Gordon's () (Ref. ) detailed account of the mating behavior of the sand tiger sharks as follows: "mating activities began when the two male C.
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