Topics in Shark Biology:
Sensory Biology

Living Lodestones - Geomagnetic orientation in sharks and other marine creatures

The Nose Knows - How can sharks smell blood in the water from such great distances?

The Amazing Sensory Talents of Batoids - How these cryptic critters locate even more cryptic prey

A Window to the Seasons - What does how sharks detect the passing of the seasons have to do with SAD people?

How Many Senses Does a Shark Have? - Some people say six.  Others say 7 or 9 or even 13.  How different must a sense be to count as separate?

Do Sharks Feel Pain? - How can mortally wounded sharks continuing to feed, apparently unconcerned about their injuries?


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Text and illustrations R. Aidan Martin
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