# Asymptotic Behavior in Shark Growth Research

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### General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics, Science
Grade Level(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: chip, cotton, florida, state, university, marine, lab, ocean, deep sea, shark, data, scatterplot, regression , model, asymptote, catch limit, reproduction, nonlinear
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