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Family TRIAKIDAE - Houndsharks

34 Species

  • Furgaleus macki - Whiskery shark
  • Galeorhinus galeus - Tope shark
  • Gogolia filewoodi - Sailback houndshark
  • Hemitriakis japanica - Japanese topeshark
  • Hemitriakis leucoperiptera - Whitefin topeshark
  • Hypogaleus hyugaensis - Blacktip topeshark
  • Iago garricki - Longnose houndshark
  • Iago omanensis - Bigeye houndshark
  • Mustelus antarcticus - Gummy shark
  • Mustelus asterias - Starry smoothhound
  • Mustelus californicus - Grey smoothhound
  • Mustelus canis - Dusky smoothhound
  • Mustelus dorsalis - Sharpnose smoothhound
  • Mustelus fasciatu - Striped smoothhound
  • Mustelus griseus - Spotless smoothhound
  • Mustelus henlei - Brown smoothhound
  • Mustelus higmani - Smalleye smoothhound
  • Mustelus lenticulatus - Spotted estuary smoothhound or rig
  • Mustelus lunulatus - Sicklefin smoothhound
  • Mustelus manazo - Starspotted smoothhound
  • Mustelus mento - Speckled smoothhound
  • Mustelus mosis - Arabian, hardnose, or Moses smoothhound
  • Mustelus mustelus - Smoothhound
  • Mustelus norrisi - Narrowfin or Florida Smoothhound
  • Mustelus palumbes - Whitespot smoothhound
  • Mustelus punctulatus - Blackspot smoothhound
  • Mustelus schmitti - Narrownose smoothhound
  • Mustelus whitneyi - Humpback smoothhound
  • Scylliogaleus quecketti - Flapnose houndshark
  • Triakis acutipinna - Sharpfin houndshark
  • Triakis maculata - Spotted houndshark
  • Triakis megalopterus - Sharptooth houndshark or Spotted gully shark
  • Triakis scyllium - Banded houndshark
  • Triakis semifasciata - Leopard shark


Family HEMIGALEIDAE - Weasel sharks

Six Species

  • Chaenogaleus macrostoma - Hooktooth shark
  • Hemigaleus microstoma - Sicklefin weasel shark
  • Hemipristis elongatus - Snaggletooth shark
  • Paragaleus leucolomatus - Whitetip weasel shark
  • Paragaleus pectoralis - Atlantic weasel shark
  • Paragaleus tengi - Straightooth weasel shark


Family CARCHARHINIDAE - Requiem sharks

48 Species

  • Carcharhinus acronotus - Blacknose shark
  • Carcharhinus albimarginatus - Silvertip shark
  • Carcharhinus altimus - Bignose shark
  • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides - Graceful shark
  • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos - Grey reef shark
  • Carcharhinus amboinesis - Pigeye or Java shark
  • Carcharhinus borneensis - Borneo shark
  • Carcharhinus brachyurus - Copper shark or Bronze whaler
  • Carcharhinus brevipinna - Spinner shark
  • Carcharhinus cautus - Nervous shark
  • Carcharhinus dussumieri - Whitecheek shark
  • Carcharhinus falciformis - Silky shark
  • Carcharhinus fitzroyensis - Creek whaler
  • Carcharhinus galapagenisis - Galapagos shark
  • Carcharhinus hemiodon - Pondicherry shark
  • Carcharhinus isodon - Finetooth shark
  • Carcharhinus leucas - Bull or Zambezi shark
  • Carcharhinus limbatus - Blacktip shark
  • Carcharhinus longimanus - Oceanic whitetip shark
  • Carcharhinus macloti - Hardnose shark
  • Carcharhinus melanopterus - Blacktip reef shark
  • Carcharhinus obscurus - Dusky shark
  • Carcharhinus perezi - Caribbean reef shark
  • Carcharhinus plumbeus - Sandbar shark
  • Carcharhinus porosus - Smalltail shark
  • Carcharhinus sealei - Blackspot shark
  • Carcharhinus signatus - Night shark
  • Carcharhinus sorrah - Spottail shark
  • Carcharhinus wheeleri - Blacktail reef shark
  • Galeocerdo cuvier - Tiger shark


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  • Glyphis gangeticus - Ganges shark
  • Glyphis glyphis - Speartooth shark
  • Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus - Daggernose shark
  • Lamiopsis temmincki - Broadfin shark
  • Loxodon macrorhinus - Sliteye shark
  • Nasolamia velox - Whitenose shark
  • Negraprion acutidens - Sharptooth lemon shark
  • Negraprion bevirostris - Lemon shark
  • Prionace glauca - Blue shark
  • Rhizoprionodon acutus - Milk shark
  • Rhizoprionodon lalandei - Brazilian sharpnose shark
  • Rhizoprionodon longurio - Pacific sharpnose shark
  • Rhizoprionodon oligolinx - Grey sharpnose shark
  • Rhizoprionodon porosus - Carribean sharpnose shark
  • Rhizoprionodon taylori - Australian sharpnose shark
  • Rhizoprionodon terraenovae - Atlantic sharpnose shark
  • Scoliodon laticaudus - Spadenose shark
  • Triaenodon obesus - Whitetip reef shark


Family SPHYRNIDAE - Hammerhead sharks

Nine Species

  • Eusphyra blochii - Winghead shark
  • Sphyrna corona - Mallethead shark
  • Sphyrna couardi - Whitefin hammerhead
  • Sphyrna lewini - Scalloped hammerhead
  • Sphyrna media - Scoophead shark
  • Sphyrna mokarran - Great hammerhead
  • Sphyrna tiburo - Bonnethead shark
  • Sphyrna tudes - Smalleye hammerhead
  • Sphyrna zygaena - Smooth hammerhead





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