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Like other bottom-dwelling sharks, the zebra shark can pump water over its gills.
Like other bottom-dwelling sharks, the zebra shark can pump water over its gills. This ability was a provision within this creature’s original created kind.
CLASS: Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish—sharks, skates, and rays)
ORDER: Orecctolobiformes (carpet sharks)
FAMILY: Stegastomatidae (zebra sharks)
GENUS/SPECIES: Stegastoma fasciatum (or Stegostoma varium)
Size: 8–10 ft (2.4–3 m)
Depth: Up to 203 ft (62 m)
Diet: Mollusks and crustaceans
Habitat: Indian Ocean, west Pacific Ocean; abundant in Australian coastal waters