Accession Number:

AD0707787

Title:

STUDIES ON THE ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND BEHAVIOR OF SHARKS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jun 58-30 Jun 69,

Corporate Author:

CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y DIV OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

A summary of research conducted from 1958 through 1969 is presented. Topics covered are 1 the directive function of shark sense organs in locomotion and feeding 2 feeding and attack patterns of sharks, including jaw dynamics, tooth replacement, measurements of biting force 3 elasmobranch reproductive patterns 4 response patterns of sharks and porpoises 5 chemical compounds and physical agents as shark deterrents. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE