Thesaurus / shark
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If young whale sharks spend much of their time deep underwater, they may not take in the same amount of carbon-14 that is measured at the ocean’s surface.
Not knowing that made it hard to gauge just how fast these sharks were growing or how long they lived.
It’s been surprisingly hard to figure out how old a whale shark is.
The researchers compared the amount of carbon-14 in the growth bands of whale shark vertebrae with the known carbon-14 levels in surface seawater in different years.
His group also used the total number of growth bands in sharks’ dated vertebrae to figure out their the animals’ ages.
Knowing where important shark habitats are and when they’ll be there is tremendously helpful for putting in place conservation measures like closed areas, fishing seasons, and limits on coastal and offshore development.
SMITHSONIAN SCIENTISTS BECOME SHARK DETECTIVES TO TRACK SPECIES IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAYJOHN BARRATSEPTEMBER 13, 2018THE SMITHSONIAN INSIDER
A shark was also taken, eleven feet long; and many curious specimens of crustacea and medusa were obtained by the towing-net.
This engaging rascal is found helping a young cricket player out of the toils of a money shark.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Since their desperate dive into the sea, and the adventure with the shark, the two darkeys and the orphan had become fast friends.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
“If we do,” I said, and I pointed with a thrill of horror to the fin of the shark as its wicked eye glanced up at us.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
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