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Porbeagle

About Porbeagle Edit

The porbeagle in their scientific name Lamna nasus, is a common, fast-swimming, potentially dangerous shark. They are dark gray on top and white underneath; there is also a small patch of white on the rear edge of the dorsal fin. Porbeagles have a torpedo-shaped body and two keels on the tail, making it an efficient swimmer. Porbeagles are functionally warm-blooded; they retain the heat generated by their muscles and recycle it to heat their body, keeping their body temperature up to 11 °C warmer than the cold waters they live in. These common sharks live in the North and South Atlantic and the South Pacific Oceans. The porbeagle feed on fish like mostly mackerel, squid, cod, hake, flounder and other bottom-dwelling fish, with its long, sharp teeth .The porbeagle is a very fast, powerful swimmer. Porbeagles have a torpedo-shaped body and two keels on the tail, making it an efficient swimmer. Porbeagles must swim continuously to get oxygen. This shark can grow to be up to 3.7 meters, weighing about 350-550 pounds or 160-250 kilos.

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