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  • Hammerhead Sharks Essay

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    Hammerhead Sharks Marine Science/ Per. 1      Sharks are one of the most feared sea animals. They live in oceans across the world but are most common in tropical waters. There are over three hundred fifty species of sharks. They can be broadly categorized into the following four groups: Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Batoidea, and Galeomorphii. The shark family Sphyrnidae that includes the Hammerheads are part of the Galeomorphic classification. They are probably the

  • The Great Hammerhead Shark Essay

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    perfected certain strategies that have enabled them to develop more successfully in the environment they inhabit. One such case of this successful development is the great hammerhead shark. The great hammerhead shark, also known as Sphyrna mokarran, is a pelagic shark and is found world wide in

  • Great Hammerhead Shark Migration Essay

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    Recent studies from the article “Hammerhead shark migration gives new hope for conservation” discusses how these hammerhead sharks have been listed onto the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) since 2007, also having certain regulation about international trade threatening species going extinct. Dr. Tristian Guthridge explains the benefits of understanding the shark’s behavior and more research of where these sharks are migrating, and possibly manage the time of fishing in the

  • Hammerhead Shark Research Paper

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    Why a Hammerhead Shark would make a Bad Pet Who wouldn’t want a Hammerhead Shark as a pet? Even though I think sharks are awesome, and other people agree there’s a few little things you might want to consider before you think you could have one as your man’s best friend. The rest of this paper is about the reasons why you shouldn’t have a Hammerhead Shark as your new BFWF. (Best Friend With Fins.) First of all, the size of the tank and the tank’s location might be a problem. One reason is adult

  • Personal Narrative Essay : The Best Days Of My Childhood

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    Lime green hammerhead sharks wrapped around the cobalt blue aluminum framing and silver hand breaks glittered in the sunlight. When my brother and I were kids, having a bike was a gateway to freedom and more independence. I’d watch Kenneth race up and down the cracked sidewalk on the silver Gremlin bike awaiting my turn to ride. My instincts to keep up with my big brother would boil, I coveted that Gremlin and when I did get the chance to ride it, I felt brave. Kenneth’s new Hammerhead bike meant

  • Descriptive Essay About My Room

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    started painting the mural on my wall. Every time he comes to visit he updates the mural with more detail, which makes the mural more and more interesting. The mural on my wall is an underwater seascape. On the wall closest to the door there is a hammerhead shark, an octopus, and a dolphin. On the wall opposite my door there is a large coral reef that has all different types of blues, reds, yellows, and greens. All of these bright colors bring the wall to life. To continue the natural light that comes

  • Diving Day Research Paper

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    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day I have motion sickness, but not enough so that if i was tossed around on a mechanical bull but enough so that rough seas and a bumpy car ride on a mountain will make me yuke. It was spring break of 2015, we were in maui hawaii. My dad and i had been certified divers for around 3 years and both had around 100 dives under our belts. This was our first adventure to hawaii we wanted to do all of the most memorable dives with the coolest experiences. The

  • Great Hammerhead Research Paper

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    Hammerheads are usually talked about as if it was just one creature but in a matter of fact the hammerhead shark comes in nine different species. The largest of the species is the Great hammerhead shark, they can range from 3.4m to 6m long and 225kg to 450kg in weight, the females are larger than the males but males mature at an earlier stage, although smaller sizes are more commonly found. The hammerhead sharks habitat is offshore in water depths of 300m, also in shallow coastal areas like continental

  • Overfishing Essay

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    Sage Teachout Mrs. Hildebrand English 101 October 16, 2017 Fishing for Answers Overfishing- to deplete the stock of fish in a body of water by too much fishing. Overfishing can be defined in many way, all of them leading to the same conclusion: Catching too many fish is bad for the environment. Overfishing is an unsustainable use of the oceans. Overfishing occurs because fish are captured at a faster rate than they can reproduce. Also advances in fishing technology and an increased demand for fish

  • The Movie Jaws Was Written By Peter Benchley And Directed By Steven Spielberg

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    written by Peter Benchley and directed by Steven Spielberg. It created mass chaos in an unknowing world. In Francis’s article "The State of Sharks, 40 Years After Jaws," he drives into the negative and positive effects of Jaws on shark populations. He mostly focuses on Australia and the United States. Before the movie was released, little was known about sharks. People were oblivious to the danger, but swimming was not a huge recreational activity. Early sailors wrote journals about deep sea monsters