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Shark Classification

 

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ORDER: HEXANCHIFORMES - Sixgill, Sevengill and Frilled Sharks

One Species

  • Chlamydoselachus anguineus - Frilled Shark

Family: HEXANCHIDAE - Sixgill and Sevengill Sharks

Four Species

  • Heptranchias perlo - Sharpnose sevengill shark
  • Hexanchus grieseus - Bluntnose sixgill shark
  • Hexanchus vitulus - Bigeye sixgill shark
  • Notorynchus cepedianus - Broadnose/spotted sevengill shark

ORDER: SQUALIFORMES - Dogfish Sharks

Family: ENCHINORHINIDAE - Bramble Sharks

Two Species

  • Enchinorhinus brucus - Bramble Shark
  • Enchinorhinus cookei - Prickly shark


Family: SQUALIDAE - Dogfish Sharks

70 Species

  • Aculeola nigra - Hooktooth dogfish
  • Centrophorus acus - Needle dogfish
  • Centrophorus granulosus - Gulper shark
  • Centrophorus harrissoni - Dumb gulper shark
  • Centrophorus lusitanicus - Lowfin gulper shark
  • Centrophorus moluccensis - Smallfin gulper shark
  • Centrophorus niaukang - Taiwan gulper shark
  • Centrophorus squamosus - Leafscale gulper shark
  • Centrophorus tesselatus - Mosaic gulper shark
  • Centrophorus uyato - Little gulper shark
  • Centroscyllium fabricii - Black dogfish
  • Centroscyllium granulatum - Granular dogfish
  • Centroscyllium kamoharai - Bareskin dogfish
  • Centroscyllium nigrum - Combtooth dogfish
  • Centroscyllium ornatum - Ornate dogfish
  • Centroscyllium ritteri - Whitefin dogfish
  • Centroscymnus coelolepis - Portuguese dogfish
  • Centroscymnus crepidater - Longnose velvet dogfish
  • Centroscymnus cryptacanthus - Shortnose velvet dogfish
  • Centroscymnus macracanthus - Largespine velvet dogfish
  • Centroscymnus owstoni - Roughskin dogfish
  • Centroscymnus plunketi - Plunket shark

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