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Family OXYNOTIDAE - Roughsharks

Five Species

  • Oxynotus bruniensis - Prickly dogfish
  • Oxynotus carribaeus - Carribean roughshark
  • Oxynotus centrina - Angular roughshark
  • Oxynotus japonicus - Japanese roughshark
  • Oxynotus paradoxus - Sailfin roughshark


Order PRISTIOPHORIFORMES - Sawsharks

Family PRISTIOPHORIDAE - Sawsharks

Five Species

  • Pliotrema warreni - Sixgill sawshark
  • Pristiophorus cirratus - Longnose sawshark
  • Pristiophorus japonicus - Japanese sawshark
  • Pristiophorus nudipinnis - Shortnose sawshark
  • Pristiophorus schroederi - Bahamas sawshark


Order SQUATINIDAE - Angelsharks

Family SQUATINIDAE - Angelsharks

13 Species

  • Squatina acurleata - Sawback angelshark
  • Squatina africana - African angelshark
  • Squatina argentina - Argentine angelshark
  • Squatina australis - Australian angelshark
  • Squatina californica - Pacific angelshark
  • Squatina dumeril - Sand devil
  • Squatina formosa - Taiwan angelshark
  • Squatina japonica - Japanese angelshark
  • Squatina nebulosa - Clouded angelshark
  • Squatina oculata - Smoothback angelshark
  • Squatina squatina - Angelshark
  • Squatina tergocellata - Ornate angelshark
  • Squatina tergocellatoides - Ocellated angelshark


Order HETERODONTIFORMES - Bullhead Sharks

Family HETERODONTIDAE - Bullhead sharks

Eight Species

  • Heterodontus francisci - Horn shark
  • Heterodontus galeatus - Crested bullhead shark
  • Heterodontus japonicus - Japanese bullhead shark
  • Heterodontus mexicanus - Mexican hornshark
  • Heterodontus portusjacksonj - Port Jackson shark
  • Heterodontus quoyi - Galapagos bullhead shark
  • Heterodontus ramalheira - Whitespotted bullhead shark
  • Heterodontus zebra - Zebra bullhead shark


Order ORECTOLOBIFORMES - Carpetsharks

Family PARASCYLLIIDAE - Collared Carpetsharks

Six Species

  • Cirrhoscyllium expolitum - Barbelthroat carpetshark
  • Cirrhoscyllium formosanum -Taiwan saddled carpetshark
  • Cirrhoscyllium japonicum - Saddled carpetshark
  • Parascyllium ferrugineum - Rusty carpetshark
  • Parascyllium multimaculatum - Tasmanian carpetshark
  • Parascyllium variolatum - Necklace carpetshark or Varied carpetshark
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Family BRACHAELURIDAE - Blind sharks

Two Species

  • Brachaelurus waddi - Blind shark
  • Heteroscyllium colcloughi - Bluegrey carpetshark


Family ORECTOLOBIDAE - Wobbegongs

Six Species

  • Eucrossorhinus dasypogon - Tasseled wobbegong
  • Orectolobus japonicus - Japanese wobbegong
  • Orectolobus maculatus - Spotted wobbegong
  • Orectolobus ornatus - Ornate wobbegong
  • Orectolobus wardi - Northern wobbegong
  • Sutorectus tentaculatus - Cobbler wobbegong


Family HEMISCYLLIIDAE - Longtailed Carpetshark

Twelve Species

  • Chiloscyllium arabicum - Arabian carpetshark
  • Chiloscyllium burmensis - Burmese bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium caerulopunctatum - Bluespotted bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium griseum - Grey bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium hasselti - Indonesian bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium indicum - Slender bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium plagiosum - Whitespotted bambooshark
  • Chiloscyllium punctatum - Brownbanded bambooshark
  • Hemiscyllium freycineti - Indonesian speckled carpetshark
  • Hemiscyllium hallstromi - Papuan epaulette shark
  • Hemiscyllium ocellatum - Epaulette shark
  • Hemiscyllium strahani - Hooded carpetshark
  • Hemiscyllium trispeculare - Speckled carpetshark


Family GINGLYMOSTOMATIDAE - Nurse Sharks

Three Species

  • Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum - Shorttail nurse shark
  • Ginglymostoma cirratum - Nurse shark
  • Nebrius ferrugineus - Tawny nurse shark or Giant sleepy shark


Family STEGOSTOMATIDAE - Zebra Sharks

One Species

  • Stegostoma Fasciatum - Zebra shark


Family RHINCODONTIDAE - Whale Sharks

One Species
  • Rhincodon typus - Whale shark





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