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Order LAMNIFORMES - MACKEREL SHARKS

Family ODONTASPIDIDAE - Sand Tiger Sharks

Four Species

  • Carcharias taurus - Sand tiger, spotted raggedtooth or gray nurse shark
  • Eugomphodus tricuspidatus - Indian sand tiger
  • Odontaspis ferox - Smalltooth sand tiger or bumpytail raggedtooth
  • Odontaspis noronhai - Bigeye sand tiger


Family PSEUDOCARCHARIIDEA - Crocodile Sharks

One Species

  • Pseudocarcharias kamoharai - Crocodile shark


Family MITSUKURINIDAE - Goblin Sharks

One Species

  • Mitsukurina owstoni - Goblin Shark


Family MEGACHASMIDAE - Megamouth Sharks

One Species

  • Megachasma pelagios - Megamouth shark


Family ALOPIIDAE - Thresher Sharks

Three Species

  • Alopias pelagicus - Pelagic thresher
  • Alopias superciliosus - Bigeye thresher
  • Cirrhoscyllium japonicum - Saddled carpetshark
  • Alopias vulpinus - Thresher shark


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Family CENTORHINIDAE - Basking Sharks

One Species

  • Cetorhinus maximus - Basking shark


Family LAMNIDAE - Mackerel Sharks

Five Species

  • Carcharodon carcharias - Great white shark
  • Isurus oxyrinchus - Shortfin mako
  • Isurus paucus - Longfin mako
  • Lamna ditropis - Salmon shark
  • Lamna nasus - Probeagle shark


Order CARCHARHINIFORMES - Ground Sharks

Family SCYLIORHINIDAE - Catsharks

92 Species

  • Apristurus atlanticus - Atlantic ghost catshark
  • Apristurus brunneus - Brown catshark
  • Apristurus canutus - Hoary catshark
  • Apristurus federovi - Federov's catshark
  • Apristurus herklotsi - Longfin catshark
  • Apristurus indicus - Smallbelly catshark
  • Apristurus investigatoris - Broadnose catshark
  • Apristurus japonicus - Japanese catshark
  • Apristurus kampae - Longnose catshark
  • Apristurus laurussoni - Iceland catshark
  • Apristurus longicephalus - Longhead catshark
  • Apristurus macrorhynchus - Flathead catshark
  • Apristurus maderensis - Maderia catshark
  • Apristurus manis - Ghost catshark
  • Apristurus microps - Smalleye catshark
  • Apristurus nasutus - Largenose catshark
  • Apristurus parvipinnis - Smallfin catshark
  • Apristurus pinguis - Fat catshark
  • Apristurus platyrhynchus - Spatulasnout catshark
  • Apristurus profundorum - Deepwater catshark
  • Apristurus riveri - Broadgill catshark
  • Apristurus saldanha - Saldanha catshark
  • Apristurus sibogae - Pale catshark
  • Apristurus sinensis - South China catshark


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  • Apristurus spongiceps - Spongehead catshark
  • Apristurus stenseni - Panama ghost catshark
  • Apristurus verweyi - Borneo catshark
  • Asymbolus analis - Austrailian spotted catshark
  • Asymbolus vincenti - Gulf catshark
  • Atelomycterus macleayi - Austrailian spotted catshark
  • Atelomycterus marmoratus - Coral catshark
  • Aulohalaelurus labiosus - Blackspotted catshark
  • Cephaloscyllium fasciatum - Reticulated swellshark
  • Cephaloscyllium isabellum - Draughtsboard shark
  • Cephaloscyllium laticeps - Austrailian swellshark
  • Cephaloscyllium nascione - Whitefinned swellshark
  • Cephaloscyllium silasi - Indian swellshark
  • Cephaloscyllium sufflans - Balloon shark
  • Cephaloscyllium ventriosum - Swellshark
  • Cephalurus cephalus - Lollipop catshark






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