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  The Mysterious, Endangered River Sharks (Glyphis spp.)
River sharks in tropical rivers of northern Australia seem to be adapted to waters with very low dissolved oxygen content compared with the Bull Shark, which occurs in many of the same rivers.
These rivers and estuaries are absolutely vital to the continued survival of river sharks, which cannot readily colonize or adapt to new habitats.
River sharks may not be particularly dangerous or flashy, but they are rare creatures that add to the diversity and mystery of our world.
www.elasmo-research.org /conservation/river_sharks.htm   (1800 words)

  
  Shark
Once the shark is in the general area of the prey, then the shark begins to use a combination of its smell coupled with the use of the lateral lines running along the side of the shark.
Sharks include everything from a hand sized pygmy shark a deep sea species, to the whale shark, the largest fish (although sharks are not closely related to bony fish) which is believed to grow to a maximum length of 18m (59 feet) and which, like the great whales, feeds only on plankton.
Though the number one killer is in the making of Shark Fin Soup millions of sharks are brutally murdered for their fins that are cut off with a hot metal blade then the live animal is tossed back into the water to perhaps die.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Shark.html   (2897 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - River shark
The river shark is one of 6 rare species of the genus Glyphis.
The river sharks are members of the family Carcharhinidae, and thus share the basic characteristics of the group.
It is also known from the Alligator River system of the Northern Territory, where it occurs with Glyphis species C. Intriguingly, Glyphis specimens from the Adelaide River, Northern Territory, that have provisionally been identified as this species display very different vertebral counts (148 total vertebrae, versus 217 in specimens from the Bizant River).
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/River_shark   (602 words)

  
 Bizant River Shark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A (Freshwater Speartooth Shark or Bizant River Shark)...
A (Freshwater Speartooth Shark or Bizant River Shark) and Glyphis sp.
River Shark Discovered in Sabah: There may be three undescribed species.
www.specieslist.com /endangered/common_name/B/Bizant_River_Shark.shtml   (99 words)

  
 River shark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Note: the Bull shark is sometimes called both the river shark and the Ganges shark; it should not be confused with the true river sharks of Glyphis.
Sharks belong to the superorder Selachimorpha in the subclass Elasmobranchii in the class Chondrichthyes.
Sharks are spread across eight orders which are listed in roughly evolutionary order (from primitive to modern), and the familes and genera within the orders are listed in alphabetical order.
www.libraryoflibrary.com /E_n_c_p_d_River_shark.html   (897 words)

  
 New Jersey Scuba Diver - Dive Sites - Shark River
The Shark River is your best bet for shore diving in the northern half of the New Jersey coastline, far better than the Manasquan River.
Shark River offers at least four different locations to dive: either side of the inlet, with rock jetties to explore, slightly upstream at A Street in Belmar, and upriver in the back bay area at L Street, Belmar.
Shark River Inlet in Avon, New Jersey, is used by boaters to reach the Atlantic, by fishermen to obtain a fresh dinner and by scuba divers to explore a new and exciting world.
njscuba.net /sites/site_shark_river.html   (2680 words)

  
 Shark River Charters - Fishing Charters in the Florida Keys
Shark River Charters is your guide to the best fishing spots in the Florida Keys.
Shark River Charter Fishing Trips in 2002 - Fishing 2002 - Fishing2002
Shark River Charter Fishing Trips in 2003 - Fishing 2003 - Fishing2003
www.sharkrivercharters.com   (321 words)

  
 Shark River Park - Official New Jersey Shore Site - Recreation
The Shark River Park System's first park, opened in 1961, is a family recreational facility occupying 588 acres on either side of the Shark River in Neptune and Wall Townships.
From river to sandy hills to forest, Shark River Park attracts fishermen, hikers, ice skaters, and cross-country skiers.
Come to Shark River Park, the perfect spot to exercise, play, eat, relax and commune with nature.
www.njwalltownship.com /shark-river-park.shtml   (203 words)

  
 Bull Sharks
The bull shark is found in all tropical and subtropical oceans and seas along the coastlines and also in a few fresh water rivers and lakes.
Shark expert Scott Davis, who tracks the movements of great whites, said he doesn't know what the salinity level of the creek was in 1916, but the presence of a great white in such an area would be unusual.
The shark's teeth went to the bone and Ritter was rushed to a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he underwent an arterial graft and possibly a skin graft on the calf wound, she said.
members.aol.com /sharkmanfla/page6.html   (2366 words)

  
 River shark - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
River sharks are very similar in overall morphology to
Six species of river sharks are known, although due to their secretive habits, other species could easily be lying undiscovered.
Adelaide River, Northern Territory, that have provisionally been identified as this species display very different vertebral counts (148 total vertebrae, versus 217 in specimens from the Bizant River).
www.the-free-web-encyclopedia.com /default.asp?t=River_shark   (463 words)

  
 Freshwater sharks
It seems that sharks are able to reduce their bodily sodium and chloride levels by excreting the excess salts via a rectal gland and thereby reducing the amount of bodily sodium and chloride by 33%.
The Irrawaddy River Shark (Glyphis siamensis) is the last of the describied river sharks species and can be found in waters in the area surrounding Rangoon (Myanmar/Burma) This species was until recently believed to be a variety of bull shark but has since been declared a separate species belong to the river shark group.
The river sharks species have never been collected in marine water (they have been found in slightly brackish water) which further suggests that these might be true freshwater sharks.
www.aquaticcommunity.com /universal-viewid228.html   (831 words)

  
 Bull Shark, Carcharhinus leucas
The Bull Shark can be recognised by a combination of characters including a stout body, short blunt snout, triangular serrated teeth in the upper jaw and no fin markings as an adult.
It is the only species of shark that is known to stay for extended periods in freshwater.
The Bull Shark is a large species which grows to a length of 3.4m.
www.amonline.net.au /fishes/fishfacts/fish/cleucas.htm   (481 words)

  
 River shark Information
The river sharks are six rare species of shark in the genus Glyphis.
The river sharks are members of the family Carcharhinidae, and thus share the basic characteristics of the group.
It is also known from the Alligator River system of the Northern Territory, where it occurs with Glyphis species C. Intriguingly, Glyphis specimens from the Adelaide River, Northern Territory, that have provisionally been identified as this species display very different vertebral counts (148 total vertebrae, versus 217 in specimens from the Bizant River).
www.bookrags.com /wiki/River_shark   (422 words)

  
 Shark Diving International: Bull Shark Diving   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bull sharks have relatively small eyes as compared to other carcharhinid sharks, which suggests that vision may not be as important a hunting tool for this species which often occurs in turbid waters.
The bull shark has been considered to be a potential culprit in the infamous series of five attacks in New Jersey in 1916 which resulted in four tragic fatalities over a 12 day period.
Due to this shark's life history and environmental requirements, which bring it in close proximity to human populations, it could potentially be heavily impacted by human activities in these inshore regions.
www.seesharks.com /data-bullshark.html   (1707 words)

  
 Sharks in Australian waters - Marine Species Conservation
Sharks are primarily oceanic and are widespread in tropical to temperate zones.
No shark is thought to target humans as prey, rather the majority of shark attacks can be attributed to the shark confusing us with its normal prey.
The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) and the megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios)strain enormous quantities of plankton from the water on gill rakers.
www.environment.gov.au /coasts/species/sharks/index.html   (1131 words)

  
 Bull Sharks
The bull shark is found in all tropical and subtropical oceans and seas along the coastlines and also in a few fresh water rivers and lakes.
Shark expert Scott Davis, who tracks the movements of great whites, said he doesn't know what the salinity level of the creek was in 1916, but the presence of a great white in such an area would be unusual.
The shark's teeth went to the bone and Ritter was rushed to a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he underwent an arterial graft and possibly a skin graft on the calf wound, she said.
hometown.aol.com /sharkmanfla/page6.html   (2366 words)

  
 River shark
Speartooth-like sharks occur in Borneo, New Guinea, and Queensland, Australia, but it is uncertain at present if any of these are the true G.
= [Not yet described] Known from two specimens from estuarine waters of the lower reaches of the Bizant River in Queensland, Australia, where it occurs along with the Bull Shark.
These may be the same species as Glyphis species B. The species is presently in the process of being described by Sarah Fowler and Leonard J.V. Compagno.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/River_shark.html   (434 words)

  
 New Guinea River Shark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Borneo river shark Glyphis, species "B" Borneo in Indonesia.
River Shark Discovered in Sabah: 100 years ago.
The New Guinea river shark, Glyphis species 'C', may possibly be identical to Glyphis glyphis.
www.specieslist.com /endangered/common_name/N/New_Guinea_River_Shark.shtml   (85 words)

  
 Florida Museum of Natural History Ichthyology Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bull sharks have relatively small eyes as compared to other carcharhinid sharks, which suggests that vision may not be as important a hunting tool for this species which often occurs in turbid waters.
The bull shark has been considered to be a potential culprit in the infamous series of five attacks in New Jersey in 1916 which resulted in four tragic fatalities over a 12 day period.
Due to this shark's life history and environmental requirements, which bring it in close proximity to human populations, it could potentially be heavily impacted by human activities in these inshore regions.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /fish/Gallery/Descript/bullshark/bullshark.htm   (1799 words)

  
 Bull shark Information
Those found far from the ocean are the same species as the marine bull shark, and are not true freshwater sharks (unlike the river sharks of the genus Glyphis).
In India, the bull shark is often called the Sunderbans or Ganges shark and is considered a delicacy for Bengali fish curries.
The bull shark is common in coastal areas of warm oceans, in rivers and lakes, both in salt and fresh water.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Bull_shark   (664 words)

  
 SHARK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In cryptography SHARK is a block cipher identified as one of the predecessors Rijndael (the Advanced Encryption Standard).
SHARK has a 64-bit block size and a 128-bit key size.
Red Sea Sharks takes Capt Haddock back to a ship, and this time we see his metamorphosis from the drunkard in Tintin and the Golden Crab to a responsible and almost noble pe...
www.freeglossary.com /SHARK_%28cipher%29   (584 words)

  
 Shark River Hills Real Estate | Shark River Hills NJ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,542 housing unites in Shark River Hills.
This represents a 1.2% decline from 1,561 in 1990.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shark River Hills were built after 1964.
www.idcide.com /realestate/nj/shark-river-hills.htm   (110 words)

  
 Shark River Park
The Park System's first park, opened in 1961, is a family recreational facility occupying 933 acres on either side of the Shark River in Neptune and Wall Townships.
From river to sandy hills to forest, this park attracts fishermen, hikers, ice skaters, and cross-country skiers.
Shark River Park features reservable group picnic areas and is a great spot to host a family reunion, an office get together, or a bunch of friends.
www.monmouthcountyparks.com /parks/shark_park.asp   (205 words)

  
 The Shark River Slough   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shark River Slough provides the primary source of water to Everglades National Park, and lies mostly within Everglades National Park boundaries.
Shark River Slough is a natural wetland depression that contains organic sediments made up of both shallow and deep peats.
The restoration of the historic structure and function of the Shark River Slough is critical for the restoration of Everglades National Park.
www.nicholas.duke.edu /wetland/hyshark.htm   (150 words)

  
 Shark bites West Coast surfer off Indian River beach..
Shark bites West Coast surfer off Indian River beach..
The incident happened while the surfer was by himself about 75 yards from the beach and 15 yards south of the lifeguard tower.
He was taken to the Indian River Memorial Hospital by ambulance.
www.surfersvillage.com /surfing/19768/news.htm   (239 words)

  
 Shark Species: More information about Bull Sharks
The Bull Sharks are curious of nature - therefore we often see them as soon as we hit the water because they have been waiting to find out if it is a fishing boat or not (clever buggers).
Upper jaw teeth of the bull shark are broad, triangular, and heavily serrated.
Bull Sharks reproduce viviparous, which means that like mammals, they give birth to live young that have been nourished by a placenta.
www.adventuredivingsafaris.co.za /speciesinformation-bullsharks.html   (1617 words)

  
 Shark River Hills Mortgage Compnay, Lenders Shark River Hills Mortage Loans, Mortgage Rates Shark River Hills.
Shark River Hills Mortgage Compnay, Lenders Shark River Hills Mortage Loans, Mortgage Rates Shark River Hills.
We are the leaders in Shark River Hills Mortgage finance.
Our lenders are mostly based in Shark River Hills and are experts on all aspects of Shark River Hills mortgage issues.
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