How Do Sharks Breathe?

Answer

Sharks breathe using the gills located on the sides of their head and upper body. Gills filter Oxygen out of the water they are living in allowing them to breathe.
2 Additional Answers
Ask.com Answer for: how do sharks breathe
How Do Sharks Breathe?
Sharks are fish, and virtually all fish breathe through the use of gills. These are the collection of slit-like openings on the sides of fish, located behind the head. Behind the gills are networks of complex capillaries. These networks of tiny blood... More »
Difficulty: Easy
Source: www.ehow.com
A shark breathes just like all other fish breathe, through its gills. As the shark swims, water passes through it's gills to allow it to breathe. A shark must stay in continuous motion or it will drown.
Q&A Related to "How Do Sharks Breathe"
Sharks breath by using fine blood vessels to take the oxygen out of the water as it passes through their gills. There are 5-7 pairs of gill slits along the side of their head.
http://answers.ask.com/Science/Other/how_do_sharks...
Gills Sharks are fish, and virtually all fish breathe through the use of gills. These are the collection of slit-like openings on the sides of fish, located behind the head. Behind
http://www.ehow.com/how_4565766_sharks-breathe.htm...
Sharks "breathe" by using their gills. Water passes through the mouth and out the gill slits. Oxygen is exchanged through the tissues lining he gills. Unlike other fish
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How+do+a+shark+breath
Mating has rarely been seen, but most do it swimming parallel to each other. The male inserts a
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-do-sharks-breat...
Explore this Topic
Sharks are sea creatures that breathe water through gills. Their gills filter the oxygen out of the ocean water allowing the sharks to breathe. ...
Sharks are not mammals but they are fish. They are vertebrates belonging to the phylum Chordata as well as the subphylum Vertebrata. They normally breathe through ...
Sharks are generally found in sea water though a few can survive in both fresh water and sea water. Sharks breathe through five to seven gill slits through which ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com