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Prickly Shark

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The Prickly Shark has a widespread range in the Pacific Ocean. These hunters are becoming a threatened species.
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Latin Name: Echinorhinus cookei Conservation Status: Near Threatened
Distribution: Pacific Ocean Maximum Size: 4 metres
 
The Prickly Shark eats what any other shark eats; fish, squid and octopus. They can be found all over the Pacific Ocean, swimming near the surface of the water, to depths around 450 m.
 

         
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