WATERY WENESDAY # 62
We’re taking the E & E sub out today to meet a member of the shark family! We have plenty of room for everyone, so come join us on today’s adventure to meet…
MEET THE SMOOTH HOUND SHARK!
Diet: Carnivore: mollusks, crabs, lobsters
Length/Weight: up to 5 1/4 ft/ 29 lbs
Conservation Status: common
- Smooth Hound Sharks have short snouts.
- Smooth hound sharks have smooth skin.
- They are often seen in schools.
- Smooth hound sharks are nocturnal.
- They have flat teeth for crushing their prey.
These small sharks are really cool and their mouths are on the bottom! Did you know that when a shark or ray’s mouth is on the underside it indicates that their prey lives on the bottom of the ocean floor? Pretty cool!