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Shark Anatomy Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jul 1, 2015

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Predominant fin located on the backs of sharks used for stabilizationDorsal fin
94.4%
Slits located on the side of a shark's head that aid in respirationGills
80.2%
Part of a shark that regenerates when broken or worn downTeeth
79.7%
Type of fin that provides dynamic lift and helps to maintain depthPectoral fin
65%
U-shaped organ that uses strong enzymes and acids to dissolve foodStomach
61.1%
Flexible and durable connective tissue that composes a shark's skeletonCartilage
58.6%
Organ that makes of 30% of total body mass and helps with buoyancyLiver
56.3%
Type of fin used as the main source of thrust used for propulsionCaudal fin
49.1%
Hint Answer % Correct
Type of fin that assists with turning, stopping, and moving up or downPelvic fin
40.5%
Part of a male shark that assists with matingClaspers
36.4%
Small, thick piece of cartilage located on the floor of the mouthBasihyal
29%
Sharp protrusions on their skin that reduce turbulence when swimming; means 'small teeth' Denticles
25%
Type of pore that allows sharks to detect motion or vibrations in waterLateral line
17%
Sensory organ used to detect electromagnetic fields of other animalsAmpullae of Lorenzini
14.8%
Crystal blocks made of calcium salts arranged in a mosaic on a shark's jaws Tesserae
11.6%

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