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Nurse sharks

Heidi Mathea

Nurse sharks

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Published by ABDO Pub. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Nurse shark

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHeidi Mathea
    SeriesSharks. Set I, Checkerboard animal library, Checkerboard animal library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL638.95.G55 M38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24791080M
    ISBN 101616134275
    ISBN 109781616134273
    LC Control Number2010005541
    OCLC/WorldCa537641172


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: John F. Prevost. Get this from a library. Nurse sharks. [John F Prevost] -- Provides facts and information about nurse sharks, which are known for clumping together in schools of 3 or more while resting.

The nurse shark's diet, life cycle, and habitat are also introduced, and a colorful map shows where nurse sharks live. Readers will also learn about the nurse shark's special senses such as its lateral line, and how this nighttime hunter uses them to outlast humans and other threats.

A facts Nurse sharks book, bolded glossary terms, and an index supplement Author: Heidi Mathea. The Nurse Shark, also known as the Ginglymostoma cirratum, gets its name from Greek Roots.

It may come from the strange sucking sounds they make when searching for prey in the sand. As with all sharks, this giant fish is incredibly interesting and very important to the delicate marine ecosystem, especially near fragile coral reefs.

Nurse sharks may look fierce, with their big dorsal fins, catfish shape, and up to seven-foot-long bodies, but these predators aren’t interested in humans for dinner. Instead, they’re actually quite friendly, allowing swimmers to pet and touch them, you’ll even find them floating up on the deck of Compass Cay Marina, hoping for a nice rub.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Nurse Sharks. Learn About Nurse Sharks While Learning To Read - Nurse 3/5(2). The Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma Nurse sharks book is a bottom-dwelling shark, and is the only known species in the genus range in length from – metres (6 ft 11 in–8 ft 10 in), and weigh 75– kilograms (– lb).

Nurse sharks feed on crustaceans, mollusks, sea snakes, Nurse sharks book, coral, and Nurse shark is common in the coastal tropical and subtropical waters Class: Nurse sharks book.

The nurse shark is a large, sluggish, docile shark that is generally harmless unless provoked. SOCIAL GROUPS Nurse sharks congregate in schools. They are sluggish or rest during the day, sometimes piled together on the bottom. HABITAT Nurse sharks live in warm waters and Nurse sharks book shallow-water sharks (going from the surface to feet = Nurse sharks book m deep).

The Reef Lagoon is a fascinating Nurse sharks book habitat home for Paradise Nurse sharks book bottom-dwelling nurse shark residents. And an opportunity for resort guests to get an up close and educational look at a collection of marine animals who protect Atlantis’ myths and treasures.

Nurse sharks. [Grace Hansen] -- Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of nurse sharks Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Grace Hansen.

Find more information about: ISBN: Nurse shark. Sharks. Nurse sharks. Confirm this request. Get this from a library. Nurse sharks. [Heidi Mathea] -- Photographs and text introduce Nurse sharks book to nurse sharks, describing their physical characteristics, habitats, diet, reproduction, and behaviors.

Nurse sharks will pile on top of one another on the seafloor when they are resting. The nurse shark does not migrate; it simply adapts by limiting its activity. Most sharks and rays have a unique ability to regulate incoming light levels. The constricted, light-adapted pupil takes the shape of an oblique slit in this species.

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Get this from a library. Nurse sharks. [Sarah Palmer; Sally Hadler] -- Describes the appearance, habitat, and behavior of nurse sharks.

The nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) is an elasmobranch fish within the family are directly targeted in some fisheries and considered as bycatch in others. The conservation status of the nurse shark is globally assessed as being data deficient in- the IUCN List of Threatened Species owing to the lack of information across its range in the eastern Pacific Ocean Class: Chondrichthyes.

Sharks4Kids is raising funds for Sharks4Kids First Book: Meet Norman the Nurse Shark on Kickstarter. In this book kids learn about sharks and the oceans as. Dive into this book to learn all about nurse sharks. Readers will take in information about a nurse shark&#;s preferred habitat, what it likes to eat, Brand: Abdo Kids.

Sharks4Kids founder and author of Norman the Nurse Shark, Jillian Morris At the back of the book, there is a shark education section, with stacks of information about nurse sharks and their biology, along with some great images by Duncan Brake.

Nurse sharks are weird eaters. They make slurping sounds when they suck up food. In this book, swim along with several nurse sharks. Grey Nurse Shark Watch, Bundaberg, Queensland. K likes. Grey Nurse Shark Watch is a community grey nurse shark photographic identification monitoring program using the unique spot pattern of each 5/5(4).

Nurse Shark (Sharks) Library Binding – January 1, by Deborah Nuzzolo (Author) › Visit Amazon's Deborah Nuzzolo Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 4/5(1). Find out more about Grey Nurse Sharks.

The dive lasts about 50 minutes and provides divers and ‘shark lovers’ award winning photo and video opportunities. After the hour long surface interval where delicious food and refreshments are served, the dive is repeated.

BOOK NOW. $ Price Includes General Admission. $ Observer Adults (Age 11+) $ Observer Child (Age ) Sales Tax Not Included. Swim. Ginglymostoma unami, also known as the Pacific nurse shark is a nurse sharks of the family Ginglymostomatidae.

It is found in southeastern coast of Baja California, Mexico to Costa Rica including Gulf of species differs from Ginglymostoma cirratum between posterior end of the second dorsal fin and the beginning of the caudal lobe, both being shorter; the new species also Family: Ginglymostomatidae.

Sharks have not five but six senses —; all used to help them survive and even thrive. “Electroreception” is the sixth sense that allows sharks to detect electric fields emitted by other animals. This introduction to sharks is effectively illustrated with collage and will likely inform as well as dispel shark myths.

Book Overview Nurse sharks are night hunters that live in warm, tropical waters. Learn how this amazing shark sucks its food right out of the shell in Nurse Sharks.

Come face-to-fin with stingrays and nurse sharks in a natural mangrove forest overlooking Biscayne Bay. Guests will wade into an unforgettable experience as they meet gentle southern stingrays and nurse sharks.

The Park’s animal care experts escort participants through this unique interaction. It’s also home to the famous Compass Cay nurse sharks, pets of the local proprietor, Mr.

Tibbs, who has been running Compass key for almost 20 years. Island Boy will transport you to Compass on board our 35 foot center console cruiser and organize your swim with the Compass Cay nurse sharks. The sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus), grey nurse shark, spotted ragged-tooth shark, or blue-nurse sand tiger is a species of shark that inhabits subtropical and temperate waters worldwide.

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 Class: Chondrichthyes.

Unlike some of the other shark species, the nurse shark spends most of its days peacefully lounging near the sea floor. When they are seen swimming around, nurse sharks are usually looking for food. Their diet consists of squid, shrimp, and fish.

With the ability to grow up to 14 feet, the nurse shark can send chills through the spines of some. In this video we looked at the newly crowned "world's laziest shark," the nurse shark. But just because it's lazy, does that mean it's any less important in the ecosystem. Nurse sharks usually rest in groups during the day and then hunt at night.

They will most commonly eat bottom-dwelling fish, shrimp, crabs, sea snails, lobster, squid, octopus, and coral. They are able to eat shellfish and coral thanks to their very strong jaws, but preferably will.

There are plenty of Grey Nurse sharks at North Rock and Looking Glass The water temp is 22°c and the viz is steadlily improving so it should be great for the Australia Day weekend. Join us for double boat dives up at Broughton Island - we have charters scheduled almost.

Nurse sharks are kind of like Bahamian catfish in the shape of a predator. Bottom feeders, nurse sharks mostly appear to sit down on the bottom of the shallows and suck sediment and little. Genre: Alphabet Book Grades: Sharkabet is an ABC book that identifies a different shark for every letter of the alphabet.

At first, I thought that the names of some of the sharks were made up, but after researching the shark names on the internet I found that all of the sharks in the book are real, Some of the sharks are extinct so that is why they are not widely known names.4/5.

2. Nurse Sharks. Nurse Sharks are the couch potatoes of the ocean. Though they are ferocious predators, they mainly just hang out along the bottom of the ocean in shallow waters and wait for prey. The only times they have ever attacked humans is when they have been directly antagonized and are protecting themselves.

“What Do You Know About Sharks?” I. Sharks are vanishing A. Sharks need protection B. Without sharks, other species would overpopulate. vocabulary in context The boldfaced words helped Sharon Guynup share her knowledge of sharks and the sea.

Use context clues to figure out what each word means. Fish and whales are aquatic creatures. Size: 1MB. Educator's Guide Slickety Quick: Poems About Sharks “Nurse Shark” Nurse sharks get their name from the sound they make.

Think about your favorite animal. If you renamed it Choose a breed of shark that wasn’t in the book (such as zebra sharks or thresher sharks) to research. Draw aFile Size: KB. Nurse sharks are night hunters that live in warm, tropical waters.

Learn how this amazing shark sucks its food right out of the shell in Nurse : Deborah Nuzzolo. Dorsal spines (total): pdf.

Moderately long barbels, nasoral grooves present but no perinasal grooves, pdf well in front of eyes, spiracles minute, precaudal tail shorter than head and body, dorsal fins broadly rounded (the first much larger than the second and anal fins), caudal fin moderately long, over 1/4 of total length, yellow-brown to grey-brown in color, with or without small dark.Feed, pet, and hold nurse sharks while seated on an in-water bench and snorkel with them and tropical fish in a natural salt-water lagoon!

Cost per Person: $ Price does not include tax or service charge Program Check-in Times: a.m. and p.m. daily Age Restrictions: Must be. Nurse sharks are one of the highlights of our Day Ebook and are found throughout the Exuma Islands in the Bahamas. The scientific name for the nurse shark is Ginglymostoma cirratum.

The name is a mix of Greek and Latin and means “curled, hinged mouth”.