Shark Species

I'm trying to learn all the different shark species.  If you know one I haven't listed yet, please use this form to submit it. 

I would also like to add pictures to each shark but I don't want to steal them from other websites.  If you have a picture you would share with me, please forward it to my aunt for inclusion along with any link back credit.  I appreciate everyone who can help me.

  1. African Angelshark (Squatina africana)
  2. African lanternshark (Etmopterus polli)
  3. African ribbontail catshark (Eridacnis sinuans)
  4. African sawtail catshark (Galeus polli)
  5. African spotted catshark (Holohalaelurus punctatus)
  6. American sawshark (Pristiophorus schroederi)
  7. Angelshark (Squatina squatina)
  8. Angular angel shark (Squatina guggenheim)
  9. Angular roughshark (Oxynotus centrina)
  10. Antilles Catshark (Galeus antillensis)
  11. Arabian carpetshark (Chiloscyllium arabicum)
  12. Arabian catshark (Halaelurus alcockii)
  13. Arabian smooth-hound (Mustelus mosis)
  14. Argentine Angel shark (Squatina argentina)
  15. Arrowhead dogfish (Deania profundorum)
  16. Atlantic Angelshark (Squatina dumeril)
  17. Atlantic False Smooth Shark
  18. Atlantic ghost catshark (Apristurus atlanticus)
  19. Atlantic Sawtail Catshark (Galeus atlanticus)
  20. Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae)
  21. Atlantic weasel shark (Paragaleus pectoralis)
  22. Australian angelshark (Squatina australis)
  23. Australian blacktip shark (Carcharhinus tilstoni)
  24. Australian Marbled Catshark
  25. Australian sawtail catshark (Galeus boardmani)
  26. Australian Sharpnose Shark
  27. Australian spotted catshark (Asymbolus analis)
  28. Australian swellshark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps)
  29. Bahamas sawshark (Pristiophorus schroederi)
  30. Balloon shark (Cephaloscyllium sufflans)
  31. Banded catshark (Halaelurus lineatus)
  32. Banded houndshark (Triakis scyllium)
  33. Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii)
  34. Barblethroat carpetshark (Cirrhoscyllium expolitum)
  35. Bareskin dogfish (Centroscyllium kamoharai)
  36. Bartail spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. A)
  37. Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)
  38. Big Hammer Shark
  39. Big Mouth Shark
  40. Bigeye houndshark (Iago omanensis)
  41. Bigeye sandtiger (Odontaspis noronhai)
  42. Bigeye sixgill shark (Hexanchus nakamurai)
  43. Bigeye thresher (Alopias superciliosus)
  44. Bigfin catshark
  45. Bighead Catshark
  46. Bignose shark (Carcharhinus altimus)
  47. Birdbeak dogfish (Daenia calcea)
  48. Bizant river shark (Glyphis sp. nov. A)
  49. Black dogfish (Centroscyllium fabricii)
  50. Black gulper shark (Centrophorus isodon)
  51. Black shark (Centroscyllium nigrum)
  52. Blackbelly laternshark (Etmopterus lucifer)
  53. Blackfin gulper shark (Centrophorus isodon)
  54. Blackmouth catshark (Galeus melastomus)
  55. Blacknose shark (Carcharhinus acronotus)
  56. Blackspot shark (Carcharhinus sealai)
  57. Blackspotted catshark (Aulohalaelurus labiosus)
  58. Blacktail reef shark (Carcharhinus wheeleri)
  59. Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)
  60. Blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
  61. Blind shark (Brachaelurus waddi)
  62. Blotched catshark (Asymbolus funebris)
  63. Blue shark (Prionace glauca)
  64. Bluespotted bambooshark (Chiloscyllium caerulopunctatum)
  65. Bluegray carpetshark (Heteroscyllium colcloughi)
  66. Bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus)
  67. Bodkin Teeth Shark
  68. Bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo)
  69. Borneo shark (Carcharhinus borneensis)
  70. Bramble shark (Echinorhinus brucus)
  71. Brazilian sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon lalandii)
  72. Bristly catshark (Halaelurus hispidus)
  73. Broadfin shark (Lamiopsis temmincki)
  74. Broadgill Catshark
  75. Broadhead catshark
  76. Broadnose sevengill shark (Notorynchus cepedianus)
  77. Bronze Whaler Shark
  78. Brown Catshark
  79. Brown shyshark (Haploblepharus fuscus)
  80. Brown Smoothhound (Mustelus henlei)
  81. Brownbanded bambooshark (Chiloscyllium punctatum)
  82. Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas)
  83. Campeche catshark (Parmaturus campechiensis)
  84. Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi)
  85. Caribbean roughshark (Oxynotus caribbaeus)
  86. Caribbean sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon porosus)
  87. Carpet Shark
  88. Catshark (Chiloscyllium indicum)
  89. Chain catshark (Scyliorhinus retifer)
  90. Chain Shark
  91. Chilean angel shark (Squatina armata)
  92. Chilean Catshark
  93. Cloudy catshark (Scyliorhinus torazame)
  94. Collared carpetshark (Parascyllium collare)
  95. Common Thresher Shark
  96. Cobbler wobbegong (Sutorectus tentaculatus)
  97. Cookiecutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis)
  98. Copper shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus)
  99. Coral catshark (Atelomycterus marmoratus)
  100. Cosmopolitan spurdog (Squalus megalops)
  101. Creek whaler (Carcharhinus fitzroyensis)
  102. Crested bullhead shark (Heterodontus galatus)
  103. Crocodile shark (Pseudocarcharias kamoharai)
  104. Crown shark (Sphyrna corona)
  105. Cuban ribbontail catshark (Eridacnis barbouri)
  106. Cyrano spurdog (Squalus rancureli)
  107. Daggernose shark (Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus)
  108. Darksnout hound shark (Hemitriakis abdita)
  109. Dawson's Cat Shark
  110. Deepwater Catshark
  111. Deepwater spiny dogfish (Centrophorus squamosus)
  112. Dogfish (Scyliorhinus capensis)
  113. Draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium isabellum)
  114. Draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium sp. nov. A)
  115. Dumb gulper shark (Centrophorus harrissoni)
  116. Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus)
  117. Dusky smoothhound (Mustelus canis)
  118. Dwarf gulper shark (Centrophorus atromarginatus)
  119. Eastern Angel shark (Squatina sp. nov. A)
  120. Eastern Highfin spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. B)
  121. Eastern Longnose spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. F)
  122. Eastern Sawshark (Pristiophorus sp. nov. A)
  123. Endeavour dogfish (Centrophorus moluccensis)
  124. Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum)
  125. False catshark (Pseudotriakis microdon)
  126. Fat Catshark
  127. Fatspine spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. D)
  128. Finetooth shark (Carcharhinus isodon)
  129. Flapnose houndshark (Scylliogaleus quecketti)
  130. Flathead Catshark
  131. Fleshynose Catshark
  132. Fox Shark
  133. Freckled catshark (Scyliorhinus haeckelii)
  134. Freycinet's Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium freycineti)
  135. Frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus)
  136. Frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus sp. nov. A)
  137. Fringe Carpet Shark
  138. Galapagos Bullhead Shark
  139. Galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)
  140. Galapagos bullhead shark (Heterodontus quoyi)
  141. Ganges shark (Glyphis gangeticus)
  142. Giant Serrated Thresher shark
  143. Giant Shark
  144. Ginger carpet shark (Parascyllium sparsimaculatum)
  145. Goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni)
  146. Graceful catshark (Proscyllium habereri)
  147. Graceful shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides)
  148. Granular dogfish (Centroscyllium granulatum)
  149. Gray reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos)
  150. Great hammerhead (Sphyrna mokarran)
  151. Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
  152. Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus)
  153. Grey bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium griseum)
  154. Grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus)
  155. Grey smooth-hound (Mustelus californicus)
  156. Gulper shark (Centrophorus granulosus)
  157. Gummy shark (Mustelus antarcticus)
  158. Hammerhead Shark
  159. Hardnose shark (Carcharhinus macloti)
  160. Harlequin catshark (Ctenacis fehlmanni)
  161. Hoary Catshark
  162. Hooded carpet shark (Hemiscyllium strahani)
  163. Hooktooth dogfish (Aculeola nigra)
  164. Hooktooth shark (Chaenogaleus macrostoma)
  165. Horn shark (Heterodontus francisci)
  166. Humpback Catshark
  167. Icelandic catshark (Apristurus laurussonii)
  168. Indian Sand tiger (Eugomphodus tricuspidatus)
  169. Izak catshark (Holohalaelurus regani)
  170. Japanese angelshark (Squatina japonicus)
  171. Japanese bullhead shark (Heterodontus japonicus)
  172. Japanese catshark (Apristurus japonicus)
  173. Japanese Nose Shark
  174. Japanese roughshark (Oxynotus japonicus)
  175. Japanese sawshark (Pristiophorus japonicus)
  176. Japanese topeshark (Hemitriakis japanica)
  177. Japanese wobbegong (Orectolobus japonicus)
  178. Kitefin shark (Dalatias licha)
  179. Largenose catshark (Apristurus nasutus)
  180. Largespine Velvet Dogfish
  181. Largetooth cookiecutter shark (Isistius plutodus)
  182. Leafscale gulper shark (Centrophorus squamosus)
  183. Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris)
  184. Leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata)
  185. Lesser soupfin shark (Hypogaleus hyugaensis)
  186. Little gulper shark (Centrophorus cf. uyato)
  187. Little sleeper shark (Somniosus rostratus)
  188. Lizard Catshark
  189. Lollipop catshark (Cephalurus cephalus)
  190. Longfin catshark (Apristurus herklotsi)
  191. Longfin mako (Isurus paucus)
  192. Longhead catshark (Apristurus longicephalus)
  193. Longnose catshark (Apristurus kampae)
  194. Longnose pygmy shark (Heteroscymnoides marleyi)
  195. Longnose sawshark (Pristiophorus cirratus)
  196. Longnose velvet dogfish (Centroscymnus crepidater)
  197. Longsnout dogfish (Daenia quadrispinosum)
  198. Lowfin gulper shark (Centrophorus lusitanicus)
  199. Mackerel Shark
  200. Madeira catshark (Apristurus maderensis)
  201. Mandarine dogfish (Cirrhigaleus barbifer)
  202. McMillan's catshark (Parmaturus macmillani)
  203. Megamouth (Megachasma pelagios)
  204. Mexican hornshark (Heterodontus mexicanus)
  205. Mosaic gulper shark (Centrophorus tessellatus)
  206. Mustelus Hacet Shark
  207. Narrowbar Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium sp. nov. D)
  208. Narrowtail catshark (Schroederichthyes maculatus)
  209. Narrowmouth Catshark
  210. Necklace carpetshark (Parascyllium variolatum)
  211. Needle dogfish (Centrophorus acus)
  212. Nervous shark (Carcharhinus cautus)
  213. New Caledonia catshark (Aulohalaelurus kanakorum)
  214. New catshark species (Apristurus internatus)
  215. New catshark species (Scyliorhinus sp. nov.)
  216. New Guinea River shark (Glyphis sp. nov. C)
  217. New Zealand lanternshark (Etmopterus baxteri)
  218. Night shark (Carcharhinus signatus)
  219. Northern Draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium sp. nov. C)
  220. Northern sawtail shark (Galeus sp. nov. B)
  221. Northern wobbegong (Orectolobus wardi)
  222. Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)
  223. Nursehound (Scyliorhinus stellatus)
  224. Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)
  225. Onefin catshark (Pentanchus profundicolus)
  226. One-finned shark (Heptranchias perlo)
  227. Ornate angelshark (Squatina tergocellata)
  228. Ornate wobbegong (Orectolobus ornatus)
  229. Quilvacho Chino
  230. Pacific angel shark (Squatina californica)
  231. Pacific Ghost Catshark
  232. Pacific Sleeper shark (Somniosus pacificus)
  233. Panama ghost catshark (Apristurus stenseni)
  234. Papuan epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium hallstromi)
  235. Pelagic thresher (Alopias pelagicus)
  236. Pigeye shark (Carcharhinus amboinensis)
  237. Pinocchio catshark (Apristurus sp. nov. G)
  238. Playman Shark
  239. Plunket's shark (Scymnodon plunketi)
  240. Pocket Shark
  241. Polkadot catshark (Scyliorhinus besnardi)
  242. Pondicherry shark (Carcharhinus hemiodon)
  243. Porbeagle (Lamna nasus)
  244. Port Jackson shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni)
  245. Portuguese dogfish (Centroscymnus coelolepis)
  246. Prickly dogfish (Oxynotus bruniensis)
  247. Prickly shark (Echinorhinus cookei)
  248. Puffadder shyshark (Haploblepharus edwardsii)
  249. Pygmy shark (Euprotomicrus bispinatus)
  250. Pyjama shark (Poroderma africanum)
  251. Quelvacho (Centrophorus niaukang)
  252. Rasptooth Dogfish
  253. Reticulate Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium fasciatum)
  254. Ring Tail Shark
  255. Rough Shark
  256. Rough longnose dogfish (Deania hystricosa)
  257. Rough Sarge Shark
  258. Roughskin catshark (Apristurus sp. nov. D)
  259. Roughskin dogfish (Centroscymnus owstoni)
  260. Rusty carpetshark (Parascyllium ferrugineum)
  261. Saddle carpetshark (Cirrhoscyllium japonicum)
  262. Saddled Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium sp. nov. B)
  263. Sailback houndshark (Gogolia filewoodi)
  264. Sailfin roughshark (Oxynotus paradoxus)
  265. Salmon shark (Lamna ditropis)
  266. Sand devil (Squatina dumeril)
  267. Sandbank Shark
  268. Sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)
  269. Sand Tiger Shark
  270. Sawback angelshark (Squatina aculeata)
  271. Sawshark
  272. Scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)
  273. School Shark
  274. Scoophead (Sphyrna media)
  275. Sharpfin houndshark (Triakis acutipinna)
  276. Sharpnose Shark
  277. Sharptooth smoothhound (Mustelus dorsalis)
  278. Sherwood dogfish (Scymnodalatias sherwoodi)
  279. Sixgill sawshark (Pliotrema warreni)
  280. Short Face Saw Shark
  281. Shortfin Mako (Isurus oxyrinchus)
  282. Shortspine spurdog (Squalus mitsukurii)
  283. Short-tail shark (Parmaturus sp. nov. A)
  284. Short-tail nurse shark (Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum)
  285. Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens)
  286. Sicklefin smooth-hound (Mustelus lunulatus)
  287. Sicklefin weasel shark (Hemigaleus microstoma)
  288. Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis)
  289. Sixgill Sawshark
  290. Silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus)
  291. Slender Bamboo Shark
  292. Slender catshark (Schroederichthyes tenuis)
  293. Slender sawtail shark (Galeus gracilis)
  294. Slender smooth-hound (Gollum attenuatus)
  295. Sliteye shark (Loxodon macrorhinus)
  296. Smallbelly catshark (Apristurus indicus)
  297. Smalldorsal catshark (Apristurus micropterygeus)
  298. Smalleye catshark (Apristurus microps)
  299. Smalleye hammerhead (Sphyrna tudes)
  300. Smallfin catshark (Apristurus parvipinnis)
  301. Smallfin gulper shark (Centrophorus moluccensis)
  302. Smallmouth velvet dogfish (Scymnodon obscurus)
  303. Small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula)
  304. Smalltail shark (Carcharhinus porosus)
  305. Smalltooth sand tiger (Odontaspis ferox)
  306. Smooth Dogfish Shark
  307. Smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena)
  308. Smoothback Angel shark (Squatina occulta)
  309. Smoothback angelshark (Squatina oculata)
  310. Smoothback Blacktip
  311. Smoothtooth Blacktip (Carcharhinus leiodon)
  312. Snaggletooth shark (Hemipristis elongatus)
  313. Snarl Shark
  314. Snarl Riff Shark
  315. Sombre Catshark
  316. Soupfin Shark
  317. South China catshark (Apristurus sinensis)
  318. Southern sawtail catshark (Galeus mincaronei)
  319. Southern Sleeper shark (Somniosus antarcticus)
  320. Spadenose shark (Scoliodon laticaudus)
  321. Sparsetooth dogfish (Scymnodalatias oligodon)
  322. Speartooth shark (Glyphis glyphis)
  323. Speckled carpetshark (Hemiscyllium trispeculare)
  324. Speckled catshark (Halaelurus boesemani)
  325. Speckled smooth-hound (Mustelus mento)
  326. Speckled Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium sp. nov. E)
  327. Spined pygmy shark (Squaliolus laticaudus)
  328. Spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna)
  329. Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)
  330. Spongehead catshark (Apristurus spongiceps)
  331. Spotless Catshark
  332. Spot-tail shark (Carcharhinus sorrah)
  333. Spotted gully shark (Triakis megalopterus)
  334. Spotted houndshark (Triakis maculata)
  335. Spotted Wobbegong (Orectolobus maculatus)
  336. Spurdog Shark
  337. Striped dogfish (Mustelus fasciatus)
  338. Striped Pig Shark
  339. Stout catshark (Apristurus fedorovi)
  340. Sweet Water Shark
  341. Swellshark (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum)
  342. Taiwan gulper shark (Centrophorus niaukang)
  343. Taiwan saddled carpetshark (Cirrhoscyllium formosanum)
  344. Taillight shark (Euprotomicroides zantedeschia)
  345. Tasmanian carpetshark (Parascyllium multimaculatum)
  346. Tasselled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)
  347. Tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus)
  348. Thorn Shark
  349. Thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus)
  350. Tiger catshark (Halaelurus natalensis)
  351. Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)
  352. Tope shark (Galeorhinus galeus)
  353. Velvet belly (Etmopterus spinax)
  354. Viper Dogfish (Trigonognathus kabeyai)
  355. Western Angel shark (Squatina sp. nov. B)
  356. Western Highfin spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. C)
  357. Western Longnose spurdog (Squalus sp. nov. E)
  358. Whale shark (Rhincodon typus)
  359. Whiskery shark (Furgaleus macki)
  360. White ghost catshark (Apristurus aphyodes)
  361. White Tip Shark
  362. Whitecheek shark (Carcharhinus dussumieri)
  363. Whitefin hammerhead (Sphyrna couardi)
  364. Whitefin topeshark (Hemitriakis leucoperiptera)
  365. Whitefinned swellshark (Cephaloscyllium nascione)
  366. Whitenose shark (Nasolamia velox)
  367. Whitesaddled catshark (Scyliorhinus hesperius)
  368. Whitespotted bambooshark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum)
  369. Whitespotted bullhead shark (Heterodontus ramalheira)
  370. Whitetail dogfish (Scymnodalatias albicauda)
  371. Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
  372. Whitish catshark (Apristurus albisoma)
  373. Winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii)
  374. Yellow Brown Nurse Shark
  375. Zebra bullhead shark (Heterodontus zebra)
  376. Zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum)

 

            
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