Animated Shark Courtesy of Seven Oaks Art

Nikki's Swimming Pool

Let's go swimming with the sharks!

Shark Facts:

Listing of Shark Species

Shark Orders

Favorite Links

Nik's Shark Shop

Why I Love Sharks

I don't know why I love sharks.  I read a book called 3D Sharks by Stephen Thraves about sharks and I was hooked.

Shark Orders

The over 300 species of sharks are divided into eight groups called orders. Each order is than split into families.  Families are than split into Genera.

 
Carcharhiniformes
     (Ground Sharks)
Orectolobiformes
     (Carpet Sharks)
 
Heterodontiformes
     (Bullhead Sharks)
Pristiophoriformes
     (Saw Sharks)
 
Hexanchiformes
     (Frilled and Cow Sharks)
Squaliformes
     (Dog Fish Sharks)
 
Lamniformes
     (Mackerel Sharks)
Squatiniformes
     (Angelsharks)
 
            
HOME SHARK SPECIES SHARK ORDERS FAVORITE LINKS Nik's Shark Shop