Type
Word Scramble
Description

Animalia
Chordata
Chrondrichthyes
Squatiniformes
Squatinidae
Squatina
Squatina squatina
Mackerel Sharks
carnivorous
rapacious
dorsal fin
pelvic fins
caudal fin
anal fin
claspers

Shark Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tiny dents in the head and about that detect electrical fields Ampullae of Lorenzini
The tail fin Caudal fin
They serve to guide the sperm into the females cloaca Claspers
Opening for excretion of body waste and reproduction Cloaca
A caudal fin with unequal sized lobes Heterocercal
A caudal fun with equal sized lobes Homocercal
Muscle found along the flanks which aid in swimming Myomeres
Relating to open water sharks Pelagic
Long saw-like snout Rostrum
Aids water flow over the gills Spiracle
Bony fish Teleost
Pair of fins near the front of the body Pectoral fins
Pair of fins near the rear of the body Pelvic fins
Detects movement in the water Lateral line
Oil found in a sharks liver Squalene
Paralysis of a shark that happens when you turn it on its back Tonic immobility
Allows for breathing under water Gills
Where water exits Gills slits
Prevents food from passing through the gills Gill Rackers
Fins on top of the shark Dorsal fin

Shark Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Fin(s) located on top of shark Dorsal FIn
Tail fin Caudal Fin
Fin used to keep shark afloat Pectoral Fin
Large organ helps the shark stay buoyant Liver
Sensory structures used to detect electrical impulses, changes in temp., and salinity Ampullae of Lorenzini
Used to feel vibrations in water Lateral Line
Incurrent water passage for respiration Spiracle
For smelling Olfactory Bulb
Male reproductive organs Claspers
Opening for urinary fluids, reproductive fluids, and waste Cloaca
Portions of small intestine where most digestion occurs Duodenum
Produce enzyme to aid digestion Pancreas
Filters blood and gets rid of old red blood cells Spleen
Large intestine Colon
Filters urine from blood Kidney
The single fin located directly behind the anus Anal Fin
A pair of fins located on the back underside of a fish Pelvic Fin
Main respiratory organs; used for water intake Gill Slits
Removes salt to keep salt levels balanced Rectal Gland
Muscles in sharks Myotomes

Fish Anatomy Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anal fin
bony fishes
cartilaginous fishes
caudel fin
chondrichthyes
dorsal fin
gills
jawless fishes
lateral line
operculum
osteichthyes
pectoral fin
pelvic fin

Shark Week Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Nurse Shark
Whale Shark
Megamouth
Thresher
Reef
Blood
Cartilage
Dorsal Fin
Evolution
Finding Nemo
Galeophobia
Gills
Great White
Hammerhead
Homeothermic
Infrasonic
Jaws
Placoid Scales
Predator
Pups
Sea dogs
Serrated teeth
Spiracles
Teeth

Sharks and Fish Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

centropomus undecimas
sphyrnidae luecas
carcharhinus luecas
gills
ctenoid scales
placoid scales
fins
Fry
Anal fin
Cloaca
Claspers
fish
Sharks
Cephalochordata
Tunicata
Vertebrates

EYEWITNESS SHARK Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an animal that hunts, eats, or kills other animals predator
the ability to float buoyancy
an underwater volcano or mountain seamount
an opening in the body of a female fish through which waste is expelled cloaca
an animal that has a backbone or a spinal column vertebrate
relating to an animal's back dorsal
a group of plants or animals that have common features species
tail fin caudal fin
a baby shark pup
an animal that is hunted, eaten, or killed by a predator prey
an extra pair of gill openings that supply oxygen to the shark's eyes and brain spiracles
a fin located on the underside of the body of some sharks anal fin
gives birth to pups viviparous
lays eggs in the water oviparous
sawlike serrated
parasites that feed on sharks' skin and blood barnacles
glowing luminous
baited lines with hooks, used for catching sharks drumlines

Fish Species Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

eyes on top of its body southern flounder
reddish-bronze with a black spot on each side of its tail red drum
a torpedo-shaped fish with silvery sides, a greenish back, and numerous dark spots on the upper sides and dorsal and tail fins spotted seatrout
a deep-bodied fish with black and white bars up and down its sides and rather large teeth (human-like teeth) sheepshead
it's fins have a coating of toxic slime and is named for the dorsal fin that rises from their back like a sail gafftopsail catfish
are a deep rosy red color, with a dark fringe around the dorsal and tail fins red snapper
deep-bodied fish with the soft rays of the dorsal and anal fins set well back toward the caudal fin giving it a tri-lobed appearance tripletail
may be distinguished from other sunfish by the dark spot at the base of the dorsal fin and vertical bars on their sides. This fish has deep blue on the underside of the gill flap and a black ear flap bluegill
has feelers on each side of its mouth to detect movement in muddy water and has no scales channel catfish
a deep-bodied fish; silvery olive with numerous black spots irregularly spaced over the body black crappie
a moderately deep-bodied fish with olive to dark green or yellowish coloring and dark blotches that form a horizontal stripe along the middle of the fish on either side. Their upper jaw reaches far beyond the rear margin of the eye Largemouth Bass
generally green with dark vertical bands rather than a horizontal band along the side. The upper jaw never extends beyond the eye smallmouth bass
silvery shading from dark-gray or black on the back to white on the belly. Several incomplete lines or stripes run horizontally on each side of the body whitebass
long, slender, cylindrical bodies, long snouts, and diamond-shaped interlocking scales alligator gar

Fish Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cartilaginous
dorsal fin
ectotherm
egglaying
fins
gills
lateral line
livebearing
operculum
pectoral fin
pelvic fin
school
shoal
swim bladder

Great White Shark Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

name of great white shark in Finding Nemo bruce
a great white can live up to seventy years old
the year JAWS was released 1975
the gestate period for a female is ___ year(s) one
a shark baby is called this pup
almost all sharks are killed for this food shark fin soup
the main threat to sharks is ________ humans
great white sharks can swim up to __ miles per hour thirty five
great white shark's favorite meal seal
name of location between Hawaii and coast of North America where great whites are known to feed and mate Shark Cafe
name of the sixth sense located in the shark's head Electroreceptor
number of fins a great white has five
grey on the top and white on the bottom is known as ___________ countershade
kingdom Animalia

Anatomy/Phys Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

histologyt
homeostasis
hypogastric
inferior
internal
lateral
medial
metabolism
metric system
midsagittal plane
nasal cavity
neurology
oral cavity
organs
pelvic cavity
physiology
planes
posterior
proximal
quadrants
external
epigastric
endocrinology
embryology
dorsal cavity
dorsal
distal
disease
dermatology
deep
cytology
cranial cavity
coronal plane
cephalic
cell
caudal
catabolism