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Unformatted text preview: and whale sharks eat tons of crustaceans (small krills, etc.) filtered from the water. Most sharks are fast-swimming, open-sea predators. The great white shark feeds on dolphins, sea lions and seals (and people sometimes). In other words, anything is WANTS to! Lobe-finned Fish (Sarcopterygii) This group includes six species of lungfishes and one species of coelacanth that has muscular fins with large, jointed bones attaching the fins to the body. Lobe-finned fish have fleshy fins supported by central bones, homologous to the bones in your arms and legs. These fins underwent modification, becoming the limbs of amphibians and their evolutionary descendants such as lizards, canaries, dinosaurs, and humans. The lungfish are a small group found mostly in freshwater stagnant water or ponds that dry up in Africa, South America, and Australia....
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- Fall '10
- Biology, Shark, whale sharks, Class Chondrichthyes, Cartilaginous fish, endoskeleton. Cartilaginous fish