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) : Gilbert,Perry W.

Report Date : MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 53

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)

Descriptors :   (*SHARKS, BIOLOGY), PHYSIOLOGY, ANATOMY, BEHAVIOR, SENSE ORGANS, INGESTION(PHYSIOLOGY), VISION, REPRODUCTION(PHYSIOLOGY), FISH REPELLENTS, CETACEA, AQUATIC ANIMALS

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE