Tresher Shark

The tresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) is a member of the family of the tresher sharks (Alopiidae) and the order of the mackerel sharks (Lamniformes). It is named for its long, elegant …

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Tope Shark

The tope shark is a member of the family of the hound sharks (Triakidae) and the order of the Carcharhiniformes. This shark, that is also called school shark or soupfin shark, can be …

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Spiny Dogfish

The spiny dogfish is a member of the dogfishes (Squalidae) and the bramble, sleeper, and dogfish sharks (Squaliformes). The spiny dogfish lives in both sea and brackish waters. This shark prefers temperate …

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Porbeagle

The porbeagle is a member of the family of mackerel sharks (Lamnidae) and the order of the  Lamniformes. This shark frequents the upper layers of cooler waters and is rarely caught deeper …

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Nursehound

The nursehound is a member of the family of the catsharks (Scyliorhinidae) and the order of the ground sharks (Carcharhiniformes).  This shark is also called ‘large catshark’, and is primarily found …

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Blue Shark

The blue shark is a member of the family of the requiem sharks (Carcharhinidae), in the order of the Carcharhiniformes (ground sharks) . This shark lives in temperate and tropical open waters, …

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Basking Shark

The basking shark is a member of the family of the basking sharks  (Cetorhinidae), and the order of the  Lamniformes (mackerel sharks) . The basking shark can be found globally in cooler …

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