Advances in the Study of Feeding Behaviors, Mechanisms, and Mechanics of Sharks

@article{Motta2004AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the Study of Feeding Behaviors, Mechanisms, and Mechanics of Sharks},
  author={Philip Jay Motta and Cheryl A. D. Wilga},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={60},
  pages={131-156}
}
Sharks as a group have a long history as highly successful predatory fishes. Although, the number of recent studies on their diet, feeding behavior, feeding mechanism, and mechanics have increased, many areas still require additional investigation. Dietary studies of sharks are generally more abundant than those on feeding activity patterns, and most of the studies are confined to relatively few species, many being carcharhiniform sharks. These studies reveal that sharks are generally… CONTINUE READING
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