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Lemon Shark

Coastal Habitats

Animals of the Gulf Waters 

Lemon Shark

Lemon Shark

Negaprion brevirostris

 

Lemon sharks often swim around docks and piers or cruise near the surface of offshore waters. Like other sharks, lemon sharks have no bones in their bodies. Instead, their skeletons are made from cartilage, the same tough but flexible material that forms the tip of your nose.

Animals of the Gulf Waters

 

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