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Sharks Chimaeras Skates and Rays: Chondrichthyes - Chimaeras, Sharks, Skates, Rays, And People

leather food fish

A few species of chimaeras are fished commercially for food. Sharks are used for their meat, oil, and hides, which are used for leather. Skates and rays are eaten in some areas, and the skin sometimes is used for leather.

Tiny Diet Big Fish

The whale shark is the largest fish in the world at a length of 59 feet (18 meters) and eats the smallest food, plankton.

Man-eater?

More people have been killed by domestic livestock, such as pigs, than by sharks.

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