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The shark is an amazing fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a streamlined body. Sharks live in oceans and seas, and even in some rivers and lakes. There are about 368 different species of sharks, divided into 30 families. They range in size from the size of a person's hand to the size of a bus. The biggest shark is the whale shark, which can be up to 50 feet (15 m) long. The smallest shark is the Dwarf Lantern Shark, that grows to about 15 cm. Most sharks live for 20 to 30 years.

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