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List of sharks

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List of sharks

Sharks belong to the superorder Selachimorpha in the subclass Elasmobranchii, in the class Chondrichthyes. The Elasmobranchii also include rays and skates; the Chondrichthyes also include Chimaeras. The first sharks appeared in the oceans over 440 million years ago.

Contents

Listed below are extant species of shark. Sharks are spread across 512 described species in eight orders. The families and genera within the orders are listed in alphabetical order. Also included is a field guide to place sharks into the correct order.

Cow and frilled sharks

  • ORDER HEXANCHIFORMES
  • Family Chlamydoselachidae (Frilled sharks)
  • Genus Chlamydoselachus Garman, 1884
  • Chlamydoselachus africana Ebert & L. J. V. Compagno, 2009 (African frilled shark)
  • Chlamydoselachus anguineus Garman, 1884 (Frilled shark)
  • Family Hexanchidae (Cow sharks)
  • Genus Heptranchias Rafinesque, 1810
  • Heptranchias perlo (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Sharp-nose sevengill shark)
  • Genus Hexanchus Rafinesque, 1810
  • Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Blunt-nose sixgill shark)
  • Hexanchus nakamurai Teng, 1962 (Bigeyed sixgill shark)
  • Genus Notorynchus Ayres, 1855
  • Notorynchus cepedianus (Péron, 1807) (Broad-nose sevengill shark)
  • Dogfish sharks

  • ORDER SQUALIFORMES
  • Family Centrophoridae (Gulper sharks)
  • Genus Centrophorus J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913 (Dwarf gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus granulosus (Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801) (Gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus harrissoni McCulloch, 1915 (Dumb gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus isodon (Y. T. Chu, Q. W. Meng & J. X. Liu, 1981) (Black-fin gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus lusitanicus Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864 (Low-fin gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860 (Small-fin gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus seychellorum Baranes, 2003 (Seychelles gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus squamosus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Leaf-scale gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus tessellatus Garman, 1906 (Mosaic gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus uyato (Rafinesque, 1810) (Little gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus westraliensis W. T. White, Ebert & L. J. V. Compagno, 2008 (Western gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus zeehaani W. T. White, Ebert & L. J. V. Compagno, 2008 (Southern dogfish)
  • Centrophorus sp. A Not yet described (Mini gulper shark)
  • Centrophorus sp. B Not yet described (Slender gulper shark)
  • Genus Deania D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902
  • Deania calcea (R. T. Lowe, 1839) (Bird-beak dogfish)
  • Deania hystricosa (Garman, 1906) (Rough longnose dogfish)
  • Deania profundorum (H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912) (Arrow-head dogfish)
  • Deania quadrispinosa (McCulloch, 1915) (Long-snout dogfish)
  • Family Dalatiidae (Kitefin sharks)
  • Genus Dalatias Rafinesque, 1810
  • Dalatias licha (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Kitefin shark)
  • Genus Euprotomicroides Hulley & M. J. Penrith, 1966
  • Euprotomicroides zantedeschia Hulley & M. J. Penrith, 1966 (Tail-light shark)
  • Genus Euprotomicrus T. N. Gill, 1865
  • Euprotomicrus bispinatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Pygmy shark)
  • Genus Heteroscymnoides Fowler, 1934
  • Heteroscymnoides marleyi Fowler, 1934 (Long-nose pygmy shark)
  • Genus Isistius T. N. Gill, 1865
  • Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Cookie-cutter shark)
  • Isistius plutodus Garrick & S. Springer, 1964 (Large-tooth cookiecutter shark)
  • Genus Mollisquama Dolganov, 1984
  • Mollisquama parini Dolganov, 1984 (Pocket shark)
  • Genus Squaliolus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
  • Squaliolus aliae Teng, 1959 (Small-eye pygmy shark)
  • Squaliolus laticaudus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 (Spined pygmy shark)
  • Family Echinorhinidae (Bramble sharks)
  • Genus Echinorhinus T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Echinorhinus brucus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Bramble shark)
  • Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann, 1928 (Prickly shark)
  • Family Etmopteridae (Lantern sharks)
  • Genus Aculeola F. de Buen, 1959
  • Aculeola nigra F. de Buen, 1959 (Hook-tooth dogfish)
  • Genus Centroscyllium J. P. Müller & Henle, 1841
  • Centroscyllium excelsum Shirai & Nakaya, 1990 (High-fin dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium fabricii (J. C. H. Reinhardt, 1825) (Black dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium granulatum Günther, 1887 (Granular dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium kamoharai T. Abe, 1966 (Bare-skin dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium nigrum Garman, 1899 (Comb-tooth dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium ornatum (Alcock, 1889) (Ornate dogfish)
  • Centroscyllium ritteri D. S. Jordan & Fowler, 1903 (White-fin dogfish)
  • Genus Etmopterus Rafinesque, 1810
  • Etmopterus baxteri Garrick, 1957 (New Zealand lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus benchleyi V. E. Vásquez, Ebert & Long, 2015 (Ninja lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai & Tachikawa, 1993 (Blurred lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus brachyurus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 (Short-tail lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1957 (Lined lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus burgessi Schaaf-Da Silva & Ebert, 2006 (Broad-snout lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus carteri S. Springer & G. H. Burgess, 1985 (Cylindrical lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus caudistigmus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Tail-spot lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus compagnoi R. Fricke & Koch, 1990 (Brown lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus decacuspidatus W. L. Y. Chan, 1966 (Comb-tooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus dianthus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Pink lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus dislineatus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Lined lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus evansi Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Black-mouth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus fusus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (Pygmy lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus gracilispinis G. Krefft, 1968 (Broad-banded lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus granulosus (Günther, 1880) (Southern lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus hillianus (Poey, 1861) (Caribbean lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus joungi Knuckey, Ebert & G. H. Burgess, 2011 (Short-fin smooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus litvinovi Parin & Kotlyar, 1990 (Small-eye lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus lucifer D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1902 (Black-belly lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939) (Moller's lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus perryi S. Springer & G. H. Burgess, 1985 (Dwarf lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus polli Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (African lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus princeps Collett, 1904 (Great lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus Last, G. H. Burgess & Séret, 2002 (False lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pusillus (R. T. Lowe, 1839) (Smooth lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus pycnolepis Kotlyar, 1990 (Dense-scale lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus robinsi Schofield & G. H. Burgess, 1997 (West Indian lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus schultzi Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (Fringe-fin lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sculptus Ebert, L. J. V. Compagno & De Vries, 2011 (Sculpted lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sentosus Bass, D'Aubrey & Kistnasamy, 1976 (Thorny lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sheikoi (Dolganov, 1986) (Rasp-tooth dogfish)
  • Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758) (Velvet-belly lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus splendidus Ka. Yano, 1988 (Splendid lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus unicolor (Engelhardt, 1912) (Bristled lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus viator Straube, 2011 (Traveller lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus villosus C. H. Gilbert, 1905 (Hawaiian lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus virens Bigelow, Schroeder & S. Springer, 1953 (Green lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sp. Not yet described (Guadalupe lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sp. Not yet described (Chilean lanternshark)
  • Etmopterus sp. Not yet described (Papua short-tail lanternshark)
  • Genus Trigonognathus Mochizuki & F. Ohe, 1990
  • Trigonognathus kabeyai Mochizuki & F. Ohe, 1990 (Viper dogfish)
  • Family Oxynotidae (Rough sharks)
  • Genus Oxynotus Rafinesque, 1810
  • Oxynotus bruniensis (J. D. Ogilby, 1893) (Prickly dogfish)
  • Oxynotus caribbaeus Cervigón, 1961 (Caribbean roughshark)
  • Oxynotus centrina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Angular roughshark)
  • Oxynotus japonicus Ka. Yano & Murofushi, 1985 (Japanese roughshark)
  • Oxynotus paradoxus Frade, 1929 (Sail-fin roughshark)
  • Family Somniosidae (Sleeper sharks)
  • Genus Centroscymnus Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864
  • Centroscymnus coelolepis Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864 (Portuguese dogfish)
  • Centroscymnus owstonii Garman, 1906 (Rough-skin dogfish)
  • Genus Centroselachus Garman, 1913
  • Centroselachus crepidater (Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864) (Long-nose velvet dogfish)
  • Genus Scymnodalatias Garrick, 1956
  • Scymnodalatias albicauda Taniuchi & Garrick, 1986 (White-tail dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias garricki Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988 (Azores dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias oligodon Kukuev & Konovalenko, 1988 (Sparse-tooth dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias sherwoodi (Archey, 1921) (Sherwood's dogfish)
  • Genus Scymnodon Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864
  • Scymnodon ichiharai Ka. Yano & S. Tanaka (II), 1984 (Japanese velvet dogfish)
  • Scymnodon macracanthus (Regan, 1906) (Large-spine velvet dogfish)
  • Scymnodon plunketi (Waite, 1910) (Plunket's shark)
  • Scymnodon ringens Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864 (Knife-tooth dogfish)
  • Genus Somniosus Lesueur, 1818
  • Somniosus antarcticus Whitley, 1939 (Southern sleeper shark)
  • Somniosus longus (S. Tanaka (I), 1912) (Frog shark)
  • Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801) (Greenland shark)
  • Somniosus pacificus Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944 (Pacific sleeper shark)
  • Somniosus rostratus (A. Risso, 1827) (Little sleeper shark)
  • Somniosus sp. A Not yet described (Longnose sleeper shark)
  • Genus Zameus D. S. Jordan & Fowler, 1903
  • Zameus squamulosus (Günther, 1877) (Velvet dogfish)
  • Family Squalidae (Dogfish sharks)
  • Genus Cirrhigaleus S. Tanaka (I), 1912
  • Cirrhigaleus asper (Merrett, 1973) (Rough-skin spurdog)
  • Cirrhigaleus australis W. T. White, Last & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Southern mandarin dogfish)
  • Cirrhigaleus barbifer S. Tanaka (I), 1912 (Mandarin dogfish)
  • Genus Squalus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758 (Spiny dogfish)
  • Squalus acutipinnis Regan, 1908 (Blunt-nose spiny dogfish)
  • Squalus albifrons Last, W. T. White & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Eastern highfin spurdog)
  • Squalus altipinnis Last, W. T. White & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Western highfin spurdog)
  • Squalus blainville (A. Risso, 1827) (Long-nose spurdog)
  • Squalus brevirostris S. Tanaka (I), 1917 (Japanese shortnose spurdog)
  • Squalus bucephalus Last, Séret & Pogonoski, 2007 (Big-head spurdog)
  • Squalus chloroculus Last, W. T. White & Motomura, 2007 (Green-eye spurdog)
  • Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007 (Fat-spine spurdog)
  • Squalus cubensis Howell-Rivero, 1936 (Cuban dogfish)
  • Squalus edmundsi W. T. White, Last & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Edmund's spurdog)
  • Squalus formosus W. T. White & Iglésias, 2011 (Taiwan spurdog)
  • Squalus grahami W. T. White, Last & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Eastern longnose spurdog)
  • Squalus griffini Phillipps, 1931 (Northern spiny dogfish)
  • Squalus hemipinnis W. T. White, Last & Yearsley, 2007 (Indonesian shortsnout spurdog)
  • Squalus japonicus Ishikawa, 1908 (Japanese spurdog)
  • Squalus lalannei Baranes, 2003 (Seychelles spurdog)
  • Squalus megalops (W. J. Macleay, 1881) (Short-nose spurdog)
  • Squalus melanurus Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979 (Black-tailed spurdog)
  • Squalus mitsukurii D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1903 (Short-spine spurdog)
  • Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931 (Indonesian greeneye spurdog)
  • Squalus nasutus Last, L. J. Marshall & W. T. White, 2007 (Western longnose spurdog)
  • Squalus notocaudatus Last, W. T. White & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Bar-tail spurdog)
  • Squalus rancureli Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979 (Cyrano spurdog)
  • Squalus raoulensis C. A. J. Duffy & Last, 2007 (Kermadec spiny dogfish)
  • Squalus suckleyi (Girard, 1854) (Pacific spiny dogfish)
  • Squalus sp. Not yet described (Lombok highfin spurdog)
  • Sawsharks

  • ORDER PRISTIOPHORIFORMES
  • Family Pristiophoridae (Sawsharks)
  • Genus Pliotrema Regan, 1906
  • Pliotrema warreni Regan, 1906 (Six-gill sawshark)
  • Genus Pristiophorus J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Pristiophorus cirratus (Latham, 1794) (Long-nose sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus delicatus Yearsley, Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Tropical sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus japonicus Günther, 1870 (Japanese sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus lanae Ebert & Wilms, 2013 (Lana's sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus nancyae Ebert & Cailliet, 2011 (African dwarf sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus nudipinnis Günther, 1870 (Short-nose sawshark)
  • Pristiophorus schroederi S. Springer & Bullis, 1960 (Bahamas sawshark)
  • Angel sharks

  • ORDER SQUATINIFORMES
  • Family Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
  • Genus Squatina A. M. C. Duméril, 1806
  • Squatina aculeata G. Cuvier, 1829 (Saw-back angelshark)
  • Squatina africana Regan, 1908 (African angelshark)
  • Squatina albipunctata Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Eastern angelshark)
  • Squatina argentina (Marini, 1930) (Argentine angelshark)
  • Squatina armata (Philippi {Krumweide}, 1887) (Chilean angelshark)
  • Squatina australis Regan, 1906 (Australian angelshark)
  • Squatina caillieti J. H. Walsh, Ebert & L. J. V. Compagno, 2011 (Philippines angelshark)
  • Squatina californica Ayres, 1859 (Pacific angelshark)
  • Squatina dumeril Lesueur, 1818 (Atlantic angelshark)
  • Squatina formosa S. C. Shen & W. H. Ting, 1972 (Taiwan angelshark)
  • Squatina guggenheim Marini, 1936 (Angular angelshark)
  • Squatina heteroptera Castro-Aguirre, Espinoza-Pérez & Huidobro-Campos, 2007 (Disparate angelshark)
  • Squatina japonica Bleeker, 1858 (Japanese angelshark)
  • Squatina legnota Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Indonesian angelshark)
  • Squatina mexicana Castro-Aguirre, Espinoza-Pérez & Huidobro-Campos, 2007 (Mexican angelshark)
  • Squatina nebulosa Regan, 1906 (Clouded angelshark)
  • Squatina occulta Vooren & K. G. da Silva, 1992 (Hidden angelshark)
  • Squatina oculata Bonaparte, 1840 (Smooth-back angelshark)
  • Squatina pseudocellata Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Western angelshark)
  • Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Angelshark)
  • Squatina tergocellata McCulloch, 1914 (Ornate angelshark)
  • Squatina tergocellatoides J. S. T. F. Chen, 1963 (Ocellated angelshark)
  • Bullhead sharks

  • ORDER HETERODONTIFORMES
  • Family Heterodontidae (Bullhead sharks)
  • Genus Heterodontus Blainville, 1816
  • Heterodontus francisci (Girard, 1855) (Horn shark)
  • Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870) (Crested bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus japonicus Maclay & W. J. Macleay, 1884 (Japanese bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus mexicanus L. R. Taylor & Castro-Aguirre, 1972 (Mexican hornshark)
  • Heterodontus omanensis Z. H. Baldwin, 2005 (Oman bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus portusjacksoni (F. A. A. Meyer, 1793) (Port Jackson shark)
  • Heterodontus quoyi (Fréminville, 1840) (Galapagos bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus ramalheira (J. L. B. Smith, 1949) (White-spotted bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus zebra (J. E. Gray, 1831) (Zebra bullhead shark)
  • Heterodontus sp. X Not yet described (Cryptic hornshark)
  • Mackerel sharks

  • ORDER LAMNIFORMES
  • Family Alopiidae (Thresher sharks)
  • Genus Alopias Rafinesque, 1810
  • Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935 (Pelagic thresher shark)
  • Alopias superciliosus R. T. Lowe, 1841 (Big-eye thresher shark)
  • Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Thresher shark)
  • Family Cetorhinidae (Basking sharks)
  • Genus Cetorhinus Blainville, 1816
  • Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) (Basking shark)
  • Family Lamnidae (Mackerel sharks)
  • Genus Carcharodon A. Smith, 1838
  • Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) (Great white shark)
  • Genus Isurus Rafinesque, 1810
  • Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810 (Short-fin mako)
  • Isurus paucus Guitart-Manday, 1966 (Long-fin mako)
  • Genus Lamna G. Cuvier, 1816
  • Lamna ditropis C. L. Hubbs & Follett, 1947 (Salmon shark)
  • Lamna nasus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Porbeagle shark)
  • Family Megachasmidae (Megamouth sharks)
  • Genus Megachasma L. R. Taylor, L. J. V. Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983
  • Megachasma pelagios L. R. Taylor, L. J. V. Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983 (Megamouth shark)
  • Family Mitsukurinidae (Goblin sharks)
  • Genus Mitsukurina D. S. Jordan, 1898
  • Mitsukurina owstoni D. S. Jordan, 1898 (Goblin shark)
  • Family Odontaspididae (Sand tiger sharks)
  • Genus Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810
  • Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810 (Sand-tiger shark)
  • Genus Odontaspis Agassiz, 1838
  • Odontaspis ferox (A. Risso, 1810) (Small-tooth sandtiger shark)
  • Odontaspis noronhai (Maul, 1955) (Big-eye sandtiger shark)
  • Family Pseudocarchariidae (Crocodile sharks)
  • Genus Pseudocarcharias Cadenat, 1963
  • Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Matsubara, 1936) (Crocodile shark)
  • Carpet sharks

  • ORDER ORECTOLOBIFORMES
  • Family Brachaeluridae (Blind sharks)
  • Genus Brachaelurus J. D. Ogilby, 1908
  • Brachaelurus colcloughi J. D. Ogilby, 1908 (Blue-grey carpetshark)
  • Brachaelurus waddi (Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801) (Blind shark)
  • Family Ginglymostomatidae (Nurse sharks)
  • Genus Ginglymostoma J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Nurse shark)
  • Ginglymostoma unami Del-Moral-Flores, Ramírez-Antonio, Angulo & Pérez-Ponce de León, 2015 (Pacific nurse shark)
  • Genus Nebrius Rüppell, 1837
  • Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831) (Tawny nurse shark)
  • Genus Pseudoginglymostoma Dingerkus, 1986
  • Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum (Günther, 1867) (Short-tail nurse shark)
  • Family Hemiscylliidae (Bamboo sharks)
  • Genus Chiloscyllium J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Chiloscyllium arabicum Gubanov, 1980 (Arabian carpetshark)
  • Chiloscyllium burmensis Dingerkus & DeFino, 1983 (Burmese bamboo shark)
  • Chiloscyllium griseum J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838 (Grey bamboo shark)
  • Chiloscyllium hasselti Bleeker, 1852 (Hasselt's bamboo shark)
  • Chiloscyllium indicum (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) (Slender bamboo shark)
  • Chiloscyllium plagiosum (Anonymous, referred to E. T. Bennett, 1830) (White-spotted bamboo shark)
  • Chiloscyllium punctatum J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838 (Brown-banded bamboo shark)
  • Genus Hemiscyllium J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Hemiscyllium freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Indonesian speckled carpetshark)
  • Hemiscyllium galei G. R. Allen & Erdmann, 2008 (Cenderawasih epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium hallstromi Whitley, 1967 (Papuan epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium halmahera G. R. Allen, Erdmann & Dudgeon, 2013 (Halmahera epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium henryi G. R. Allen & Erdmann, 2008 (Triton epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium michaeli G. R. Allen & Dudgeon, 2010 (Leopard epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium ocellatum (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Epaulette shark)
  • Hemiscyllium strahani Whitley, 1967 (Hooded carpetshark)
  • Hemiscyllium trispeculare J. Richardson, 1843 (Speckled carpetshark)
  • Hemiscyllium sp. Not yet described (Seychelles carpetshark)
  • Family Orectolobidae (Wobbegong sharks)
  • Genus Eucrossorhinus Regan, 1908
  • Eucrossorhinus dasypogon (Bleeker, 1867) (Tasselled wobbegong)
  • Genus Orectolobus Bonaparte, 1834
  • Orectolobus floridus Last & Chidlow, 2008 (Floral banded wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus halei Whitley, 1940 (Banded wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus hutchinsi Last, Chidlow & L. J. V. Compagno, 2006 (Western wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus japonicus Regan, 1906 (Japanese wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus leptolineatus Last, Pogonoski & W. T. White, 2010 (Indonesian wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus maculatus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Spotted wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus ornatus (De Vis, 1883) (Ornate wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus parvimaculatus Last & Chidlow, 2008 (Dwarf-spotted wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus reticulatus Last, Pogonoski & W. T. White, 2008 (Network wobbegong)
  • Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939 (Northern wobbegong)
  • Genus Sutorectus Whitley, 1939
  • Sutorectus tentaculatus (W. K. H. Peters, 1864) (Cobbler wobbegong)
  • Family Parascylliidae (Collared carpetsharks)
  • Genus Cirrhoscyllium H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  • Cirrhoscyllium expolitum H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 (Barbel-throat carpetshark)
  • Cirrhoscyllium formosanum Teng, 1959 (Taiwan saddled carpetshark)
  • Cirrhoscyllium japonicum Kamohara, 1943 (Saddle carpetshark)
  • Genus Parascyllium T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Parascyllium collare E. P. Ramsay & J. D. Ogilby, 1888 (Collared carpetshark)
  • Parascyllium elongatum Last & J. D. Stevens, 2008 (Elongate carpetshark)
  • Parascyllium ferrugineum McCulloch, 1911 (Rusty carpetshark)
  • Parascyllium sparsimaculatum T. Goto & Last, 2002 (Ginger carpetshark)
  • Parascyllium variolatum (A. H. A. Duméril, 1853) (Necklace carpetshark)
  • Family Rhincodontidae (Whale sharks)
  • Genus Rhincodon A. Smith, 1828
  • Rhincodon typus A. Smith, 1828 (Whale shark)
  • Family Stegostomatidae (Zebra sharks)
  • Genus Stegostoma J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Stegostoma fasciatum (Hermann, 1783) (Zebra shark)
  • Ground sharks

  • ORDER CARCHARHINIFORMES
  • Family Carcharhinidae (Requiem sharks)
  • Genus Carcharhinus Blainville, 1816
  • Carcharhinus acronotus (Poey, 1860) (Black-nose shark)
  • Carcharhinus albimarginatus (Rüppell, 1837) (Silver-tip shark)
  • Carcharhinus altimus (S. Springer, 1950) (Big-nose shark)
  • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides (Whitley, 1934) (Graceful shark)
  • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos (Bleeker, 1856) (Black-tail reef shark)
  • Carcharhinus amboinensis (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Pig-eye shark)
  • Carcharhinus borneensis (Bleeker, 1858) (Borneo shark)
  • Carcharhinus brachyurus (Günther, 1870) (Copper shark)
  • Carcharhinus brevipinna (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Spinner shark)
  • Carcharhinus cautus (Whitley, 1945) (Nervous shark)
  • Carcharhinus cerdale C. H. Gilbert, 1898 (Pacific smalltail shark)
  • Carcharhinus coatesi (Whitley, 1939) (Coates' shark)
  • Carcharhinus dussumieri (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (White-cheek shark)
  • Carcharhinus falciformis (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Silky shark)
  • Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943) (Creek whaler)
  • Carcharhinus galapagensis (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905) (Galapagos shark)
  • Carcharhinus hemiodon (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Pondicherry shark)
  • Carcharhinus humani W. T. White & Weigmann, 2014 (Human's whaler shark)
  • Carcharhinus isodon (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Fine-tooth shark)
  • Carcharhinus leiodon Garrick, 1985 (Smooth-tooth blacktip shark)
  • Carcharhinus leucas (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Bull shark)
  • Carcharhinus limbatus (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Black-tip shark)
  • Carcharhinus longimanus (Poey, 1861) (Oceanic whitetip shark)
  • Carcharhinus macloti (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Hard-nose shark)
  • Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Black-tip reef shark)
  • Carcharhinus obscurus (Lesueur, 1818) (Dusky shark)
  • Carcharhinus perezi (Poey, 1876) (Caribbean reef shark)
  • Carcharhinus plumbeus (Nardo, 1827) (Sandbar shark)
  • Carcharhinus porosus (Ranzani, 1839) (Small-tail shark)
  • Carcharhinus sealei (Pietschmann, 1913) (Black-spot shark)
  • Carcharhinus signatus (Poey, 1868) (Night shark)
  • Carcharhinus sorrah (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Spot-tail shark)
  • Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley, 1950) (Australian blacktip shark)
  • Carcharhinus tjutjot (Bleeker, 1852) (Indonesian whaler shark)
  • Carcharhinus sp. A Not yet described (False smalltail shark)
  • Genus Galeocerdo J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Galeocerdo cuvier (Péron & Lesueur, 1822) (Tiger shark)
  • Genus Glyphis Agassiz, 1843
  • Glyphis gangeticus (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Ganges shark)
  • Glyphis garricki L. J. V. Compagno, W. T. White & Last, 2008 (Northern river shark)
  • Glyphis glyphis (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Spear-tooth shark)
  • Glyphis sp. Not yet described (Mukah river shark)
  • Genus Isogomphodon T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Dagger-nose shark)
  • Genus Lamiopsis T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Lamiopsis temmincki (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Broad-fin shark)
  • Lamiopsis tephrodes (Fowler, 1905) (Borneo broadfin shark)
  • Genus Loxodon J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839
  • Loxodon macrorhinus J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839 (Slit-eye shark)
  • Genus Nasolamia L. J. V. Compagno & Garrick, 1983
  • Nasolamia velox (C. H. Gilbert, 1898) (White-nose shark)
  • Genus Negaprion Whitley, 1940
  • Negaprion acutidens (Rüppell, 1837) (Sickle-fin lemon shark)
  • Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) (Lemon shark)
  • Genus Prionace Cantor, 1849
  • Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blue shark)
  • Genus Rhizoprionodon Whitley, 1929
  • Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell, 1837) (Milk shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon lalandii (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Brazilian sharpnose shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon longurio (D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882) (Pacific sharpnose shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon oligolinx V. G. Springer, 1964 (Grey sharpnose shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey, 1861) (Caribbean sharpnose shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon taylori (J. D. Ogilby, 1915) (Australian sharpnose shark)
  • Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (J. Richardson, 1836) (Atlantic sharpnose shark)
  • Genus Scoliodon J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838
  • Scoliodon laticaudus J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838 (Spade-nose shark)
  • Scoliodon macrorhynchos (Bleeker, 1852) (Pacific spadenose shark)
  • Genus Triaenodon J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
  • Triaenodon obesus (Rüppell, 1837) (White-tip reef shark)
  • Family Hemigaleidae (Weasel sharks)
  • Genus Chaenogaleus T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Chaenogaleus macrostoma (Bleeker, 1852) (Hook-tooth shark)
  • Genus Hemigaleus Bleeker, 1852
  • Hemigaleus australiensis W. T. White, Last & L. J. V. Compagno, 2005 (Australian weasel shark)
  • Hemigaleus microstoma Bleeker, 1852 (Sickle-fin weasel shark)
  • Genus Hemipristis Agassiz, 1843
  • Hemipristis elongata (Klunzinger, 1871) (Snaggle-tooth shark)
  • Genus Paragaleus Budker, 1935
  • Paragaleus leucolomatus L. J. V. Compagno & Smale, 1985 (White-tip weasel shark)
  • Paragaleus pectoralis (Garman, 1906) (Atlantic weasel shark)
  • Paragaleus randalli L. J. V. Compagno, Krupp & K. E. Carpenter, 1996 (Slender weasel shark)
  • Paragaleus tengi (J. S. T. F. Chen, 1963) (Straight-tooth weasel shark)
  • Family Leptochariidae (Barbeled houndsharks)
  • Genus Leptocharias A. Smith, 1838
  • Leptocharias smithii (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Barbeled houndshark)
  • Family Proscylliidae (Finback catsharks)
  • Genus Ctenacis L. J. V. Compagno, 1973
  • Ctenacis fehlmanni (S. Springer, 1968) (Harlequin catshark)
  • Genus Eridacnis H. M. Smith, 1913
  • Eridacnis barbouri (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944) (Cuban ribbontail catshark)
  • Eridacnis radcliffei H. M. Smith, 1913 (Pygmy ribbontail catshark)
  • Eridacnis sinuans (J. L. B. Smith, 1957) (African ribbontail catshark)
  • Eridacnis sp. 1 Not yet described (Philippines ribbontail catshark)
  • Genus Proscyllium Hilgendorf, 1904
  • Proscyllium habereri Hilgendorf, 1904 (Graceful catshark)
  • Proscyllium magnificum Last & Vongpanich, 2004 (Magnificent catshark)
  • Family Pseudotriakidae (False catsharks)
  • Genus Gollum L. J. V. Compagno, 1973
  • Gollum attenuatus (Garrick, 1954) (Slender smooth-hound)
  • Gollum suluensis Last & Gaudiano, 2011 (Sulu gollumshark)
  • Gollum sp. B Not yet described (White-marked gollumshark)
  • Genus Planonasus Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel, 2013
  • Planonasus parini Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel, 2013 (Dwarf false catshark)
  • Genus Pseudotriakis Brito Capello, 1868
  • Pseudotriakis microdon Brito Capello, 1868 (False catshark)
  • Family Scyliorhinidae (Catsharks)
  • Genus Apristurus Garman, 1913
  • Apristurus albisoma Nakaya & Séret, 1999 (White-bodied catshark)
  • Apristurus ampliceps Sasahara, K. Sato & Nakaya, 2008 (Rough-skin catshark)
  • Apristurus aphyodes Nakaya & Stehmann, 1998 (White ghost catshark)
  • Apristurus australis K. Sato, Nakaya & Yorozu, 2008 (Pinocchio catshark)
  • Apristurus breviventralis Kawauchi, Weigmann & Nakaya, 2014 (Short-belly catshark)
  • Apristurus brunneus (C. H. Gilbert, 1892) (Brown catshark)
  • Apristurus bucephalus W. T. White, Last & Pogonoski, 2008 (Big-head catshark)
  • Apristurus canutus S. Springer & Heemstra, 1979 (Hoary catshark)
  • Apristurus exsanguis K. Sato, Nakaya & A. L. Stewart, 1999 (Flaccid catshark)
  • Apristurus fedorovi Dolganov, 1985 (Fedorov's catshark)
  • Apristurus garricki K. Sato, A. L. Stewart & Nakaya, 2013 (Garrick's catshark)
  • Apristurus gibbosus Q. W. Meng, Y. T. Chu & S. Li, 1985 (Humpback catshark)
  • Apristurus herklotsi (Fowler, 1934) (Long-fin catshark)
  • Apristurus indicus (A. B. Brauer, 1906) (Small-belly catshark)
  • Apristurus internatus S. M. Deng, G. Q. Xiong & H. X. Zhan, 1988 (Short-nose demon catshark)
  • Apristurus investigatoris (Misra, 1962) (Broad-nose catshark)
  • Apristurus japonicus Nakaya, 1975 (Japanese catshark)
  • Apristurus kampae L. R. Taylor, 1972 (Long-nose catshark)
  • Apristurus laurussonii (Sæmundsson, 1922) (Iceland catshark)
  • Apristurus longicephalus Nakaya, 1975 (Long-head catshark)
  • Apristurus macrorhynchus (S. Tanaka (I), 1909) (Flat-head catshark)
  • Apristurus macrostomus Q. W. Meng, Y. T. Chu & S. Li, 1985 (Broad-mouth catshark)
  • Apristurus manis (S. Springer, 1979) (Ghost catshark)
  • Apristurus melanoasper Iglésias, Nakaya & Stehmann, 2004 (Black roughscale catshark)
  • Apristurus microps (Gilchrist, 1922) (Small-eye catshark)
  • Apristurus micropterygeus Q. W. Meng, Y. T. Chu & S. Li, 1986 (Small-dorsal catshark)
  • Apristurus nakayai Iglésias, 2013 (Milk-eye catshark)
  • Apristurus nasutus F. de Buen, 1959 (Large-nose catshark)
  • Apristurus parvipinnis S. Springer & Heemstra, 1979 (Small-fin catshark)
  • Apristurus pinguis S. M. Deng, G. Q. Xiong & H. X. Zhan, 1983 (Fat catshark)
  • Apristurus platyrhynchus (S. Tanaka (I), 1909) (Borneo catshark)
  • Apristurus profundorum (Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896) (Deep-water catshark)
  • Apristurus riveri Bigelow & Schroeder, 1944 (Broad-gill catshark)
  • Apristurus saldanha (Barnard, 1925) (Saldanha catshark)
  • Apristurus sibogae (M. C. W. Weber, 1913) (Pale catshark)
  • Apristurus sinensis Y. T. Chu & A. S. Hu, 1981 (South China catshark)
  • Apristurus spongiceps (C. H. Gilbert, 1905) (Sponge-head catshark)
  • Apristurus stenseni (S. Springer, 1979) (Panama ghost catshark)
  • Apristurus sp. X Not yet described (Galbraith's catshark)
  • Apristurus sp. 3 Not yet described (Black wonder catshark)
  • Genus Asymbolus Whitley, 1939
  • Asymbolus analis (J. D. Ogilby, 1885) (Australian spotted catshark)
  • Asymbolus funebris L. J. V. Compagno, J. D. Stevens & Last, 1999 (Blotched catshark)
  • Asymbolus galacticus Séret & Last, 2008 (Starry catshark)
  • Asymbolus occiduus Last, M. F. Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Western spotted catshark)
  • Asymbolus pallidus Last, M. F. Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Pale spotted catshark)
  • Asymbolus parvus L. J. V. Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999 (Dwarf catshark)
  • Asymbolus rubiginosus Last, M. F. Gomon & Gledhill, 1999 (Orange spotted catshark)
  • Asymbolus submaculatus L. J. V. Compagno, J. D. Stevens & Last, 1999 (Variegated catshark)
  • Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz (fi), 1908) (Gulf catshark)
  • Genus Atelomycterus Garman, 1913
  • Atelomycterus baliensis W. T. White, Last & Dharmadi, 2005 (Bali catshark)
  • Atelomycterus erdmanni Fahmi & W. T. White, 2015 (Spotted-belly catshark)
  • Atelomycterus fasciatus L. J. V. Compagno & J. D. Stevens, 1993 (Banded sand catshark)
  • Atelomycterus macleayi Whitley, 1939 (Australian marbled catshark)
  • Atelomycterus marmoratus (Anonymous, referred to E. T. Bennett, 1830) (Coral catshark)
  • Atelomycterus marnkalha Jacobsen & M. B. Bennett, 2007 (Eastern banded catshark)
  • Genus Aulohalaelurus Fowler, 1934
  • Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Séret, 1990 (Kanakorum catshark)
  • Aulohalaelurus labiosus (Waite, 1905) (Australian black-spotted catshark)
  • Genus Bythaelurus L. J. V. Compagno, 1988
  • Bythaelurus alcockii (Garman, 1913) (Arabian catshark)
  • Bythaelurus canescens (Günther, 1878) (Dusky catshark)
  • Bythaelurus clevai (Séret, 1987) (Broad-head catshark)
  • Bythaelurus dawsoni (S. Springer, 1971) (New Zealand catshark)
  • Bythaelurus giddingsi J. E. McCosker, Long & C. C. Baldwin, 2012 (Galápagos catshark)
  • Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891) (Bristly catshark)
  • Bythaelurus immaculatus (Y. T. Chu & Q. W. Meng, 1982) (Spot-less catshark)
  • Bythaelurus incanus Last & J. D. Stevens, 2008 (Sombre catshark)
  • Bythaelurus lutarius (S. Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972) (Mud catshark)
  • Bythaelurus naylori Ebert & Clerkin, 2015 (Dusky-snout catshark)
  • Bythaelurus tenuicephalus Kaschner, Weigmann & Thiel, 2015 (Narrow-head catshark)
  • Genus Cephaloscyllium T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Cephaloscyllium albipinnum Last, Motomura & W. T. White, 2008 (White-fin swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium cooki Last, Séret & W. T. White, 2008 (Cook's swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium fasciatum W. L. Y. Chan, 1966 (Reticulated swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium formosanum Teng, 1962 (Formosa swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium hiscosellum W. T. White & Ebert, 2008 (Australian reticulate swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium isabellum (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Draughtsboard shark)
  • Cephaloscyllium laticeps (A. H. A. Duméril, 1853) (Australian swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium pictum Last, Séret & W. T. White, 2008 (Painted swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium sarawakensis Ka. Yano, A. Ahmad & Gambang, 2005 (Sarawak pygmy swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium signourum Last, Séret & W. T. White, 2008 (Flag-tail swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium silasi (Talwar, 1974) (Indian swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium speccum Last, Séret & W. T. White, 2008 (Speckled swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium stevensi E. Clark & J. E. Randall, 2011 (Steven's swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium sufflans (Regan, 1921) (Balloon shark)
  • Cephaloscyllium umbratile D. S. Jordan & Fowler, 1903 (Blotchy swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium variegatum Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Saddled swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium ventriosum (Garman, 1880) (Swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium zebrum Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Narrow-bar swellshark)
  • Cephaloscyllium sp. 1 Not yet described (Philippines swellshark)
  • Genus Cephalurus Bigelow & Schroeder, 1941
  • Cephalurus cephalus (C. H. Gilbert, 1892) (Lollipop catshark)
  • Cephalurus sp. A Not yet described (Southern lollipop catshark)
  • Genus Figaro Whitley, 1928
  • Figaro boardmani (Whitley, 1928) (Australian sawtail catshark)
  • Figaro striatus Gledhill, Last & W. T. White, 2008 (Northern sawtail catshark)
  • Genus Galeus G. Cuvier, 1816
  • Galeus antillensis S. Springer, 1979 (Antilles catshark)
  • Galeus arae (Nichols, 1927) (Rough-tail catshark)
  • Galeus atlanticus (Vaillant, 1888) (Atlantic sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus cadenati S. Springer, 1966 (Long-fin sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus eastmani (D. S. Jordan & Snyder, 1904) (Gecko catshark)
  • Galeus gracilis L. J. V. Compagno & J. D. Stevens, 1993 (Slender sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus longirostris Tachikawa & Taniuchi, 1987 (Long-nose sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus melastomus Rafinesque, 1810 (Black-mouth catshark)
  • Galeus mincaronei Soto, 2001 (Southern sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus murinus (Collett, 1904) (Mouse catshark)
  • Galeus nipponensis Nakaya, 1975 (Broad-fin sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus piperatus S. Springer & M. H. Wagner, 1966 (Peppered catshark)
  • Galeus polli Cadenat, 1959 (African sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus priapus Séret & Last, 2008 (Phallic catshark)
  • Galeus sauteri (D. S. Jordan & R. E. Richardson, 1909) (Black-tip sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus schultzi S. Springer, 1979 (Dwarf sawtail catshark)
  • Galeus springeri Konstantinou & Cozzi, 1998 (Springer's sawtail catshark)
  • Genus Halaelurus T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Halaelurus boesemani S. Springer & D'Aubrey, 1972 (Speckled catshark)
  • Halaelurus buergeri (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (Black-spotted catshark)
  • Halaelurus lineatus Bass, D'Aubrey & Kistnasamy, 1975 (Lined catshark)
  • Halaelurus maculosus W. T. White, Last & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Indonesian speckled catshark)
  • Halaelurus natalensis (Regan, 1904) (Tiger catshark)
  • Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Quagga catshark)
  • Halaelurus sellus W. T. White, Last & J. D. Stevens, 2007 (Rusty catshark)
  • Genus Haploblepharus Garman, 1913
  • Haploblepharus edwardsii (Schinz, 1822) (Puffadder shyshark)
  • Haploblepharus fuscus J. L. B. Smith, 1950 (Brown shyshark)
  • Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & L. J. V. Compagno, 2006 (Natal shyshark)
  • Haploblepharus pictus (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (Dark shyshark)
  • Genus Holohalaelurus Fowler, 1934
  • Holohalaelurus favus Human, 2006 (Honey-comb catshark)
  • Holohalaelurus grennian Human, 2006 (Grinning catshark)
  • Holohalaelurus melanostigma (Norman, 1939) (Crying catshark)
  • Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914) (White-spotted catshark)
  • Holohalaelurus regani (Gilchrist, 1922) (Izak catshark)
  • Genus Parmaturus Garman, 1906
  • Parmaturus albimarginatus Séret & Last, 2007 (White-tip catshark)
  • Parmaturus albipenis Séret & Last, 2007 (White-clasper catshark)
  • Parmaturus bigus Séret & Last, 2007 (Beige catshark)
  • Parmaturus campechiensis S. Springer, 1979 (Campeche catshark)
  • Parmaturus lanatus Séret & Last, 2007 (Velvet catshark)
  • Parmaturus macmillani Hardy, 1985 (McMillan's catshark)
  • Parmaturus melanobranchius (W. L. Y. Chan, 1966) (Black-gill catshark)
  • Parmaturus pilosus Garman, 1906 (Salamander catshark)
  • Parmaturus xaniurus (C. H. Gilbert, 1892) (File-tail catshark)
  • Parmaturus sp. Not yet described (Rough-back catshark)
  • Parmaturus sp. Not yet described (Indonesian filetail catshark)
  • Parmaturus sp. Not yet described (Gulf of Mexico filetail catshark)
  • Genus Pentanchus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
  • Pentanchus profundicolus H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 (One-fin catshark)
  • Genus Poroderma A. Smith, 1838
  • Poroderma africanum (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) (Striped catshark)
  • Poroderma pantherinum (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (Leopard catshark)
  • Genus Schroederichthys A. Smith, 1838
  • Schroederichthys bivius (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (Narrow-mouthed catshark)
  • Schroederichthys chilensis (Guichenot, 1848) (Red-spotted catshark)
  • Schroederichthys maculatus S. Springer, 1966 (Narrow-tail catshark)
  • Schroederichthys saurisqualus Soto, 2001 (Lizard catshark)
  • Schroederichthys tenuis S. Springer, 1966 (Slender catshark)
  • Genus Scyliorhinus Blainville, 1816
  • Scyliorhinus boa Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896 (Boa catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus cabofriensis K. D. A. Soares, U. L. Gomes & M. R. de Carvalho, 2016
  • Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lesser-spotted catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus capensis (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (Yellow-spotted catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus cervigoni Maurin & M. Bonnet, 1970 (West African catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus comoroensis L. J. V. Compagno, 1988 (Comoro catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus garmani (Fowler, 1934) (Brown-spotted catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus haeckelii (A. Miranda-Ribeiro, 1907) (Freckled catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus hesperius S. Springer, 1966 (White-saddled catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus meadi S. Springer, 1966 (Blotched catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus retifer (Garman, 1881) (Chain catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Nursehound)
  • Scyliorhinus tokubee Shirai, S. Hagiwara & Nakaya, 1992 (Izu catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus torazame (S. Tanaka (I), 1908) (Cloudy catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus torrei Howell-Rivero, 1936 (Dwarf catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus ugoi K. D. A. Soares, Gadig & U. L. Gomes, 2015 (Dark freckled catshark)
  • Scyliorhinus sp. X Not yet described (Oakley's catshark)
  • Family Sphyrnidae (Hammerhead sharks)
  • Genus Eusphyra T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Eusphyra blochii (G. Cuvier, 1816) (Wing-head shark)
  • Genus Sphyrna Rafinesque, 1810
  • Sphyrna corona S. Springer, 1940 (Scalloped bonnethead)
  • Sphyrna gilberti Quattro, Driggers, Grady, Ulrich & M. A. Roberts, 2013 (Carolina hammerhead)
  • Sphyrna lewini (E. Griffith & C. H. Smith, 1834) (Scalloped hammerhead)
  • Sphyrna media S. Springer, 1940 (Scoop-head hammerhead)
  • Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837) (Great hammerhead)
  • Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bonnethead shark)
  • Sphyrna tudes (Valenciennes, 1822) (Small-eye hammerhead)
  • Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758) (Smooth hammerhead)
  • Family Triakidae (Houndsharks)
  • Genus Furgaleus Whitley, 1951
  • Furgaleus macki (Whitley, 1943) (Whiskery shark)
  • Genus Galeorhinus Blainville, 1816
  • Galeorhinus galeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Tope shark)
  • Genus Gogolia L. J. V. Compagno, 1973
  • Gogolia filewoodi L. J. V. Compagno, 1973 (Sail-back houndshark)
  • Genus Hemitriakis Herre, 1923
  • Hemitriakis abdita L. J. V. Compagno & J. D. Stevens, 1993 (Deep-water sicklefin houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis complicofasciata T. Takahashi & Nakaya, 2004 (Ocellate topeshark)
  • Hemitriakis falcata L. J. V. Compagno & J. D. Stevens, 1993 (Sickle-fin houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis indroyonoi W. T. White, L. J. V. Compagno & Dharmadi, 2009 (Indonesian houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis japanica (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839) (Japanese topeshark)
  • Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Herre, 1923 (White-fin topeshark)
  • Genus Hypogaleus J. L. B. Smith, 1957
  • Hypogaleus hyugaensis (Miyosi, 1939) (Black-tip tope)
  • Genus Iago L. J. V. Compagno & S. Springer, 1971
  • Iago garricki Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979 (Long-nose houndshark)
  • Iago omanensis (Norman, 1939) (Big-eye houndshark)
  • Genus Mustelus H. F. Linck, 1790
  • Mustelus albipinnis Castro-Aguirre, Antuna-Mendiola, González-Acosta & De La Cruz-Agüero, 2005 (White-margin fin houndshark)
  • Mustelus antarcticus Günther, 1870 (Gummy shark)
  • Mustelus asterias Cloquet, 1821 (Starry smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus californicus T. N. Gill, 1864 (Grey smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815)
  • M. c. canis (Mitchill, 1815) (Dusky smooth-hound)
  • M. c. insularis Heemstra, 1997 (Caribbean smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus dorsalis T. N. Gill, 1864 (Sharp-tooth smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus fasciatus (Garman, 1913) (Striped smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus griseus Pietschmann, 1908 (Spot-less smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus henlei (T. N. Gill, 1863) (Brown smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus higmani S. Springer & R. H. Lowe, 1963 (Small-eye smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus lenticulatus Phillipps, 1932 (Spotted estuary smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus lunulatus D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882 (Sickle-fin smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus manazo Bleeker, 1854 (Star-spotted smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus mangalorensis Cubelio, Remya R & Kurup, 2011 (Mangalore houndshark)
  • Mustelus mento Cope, 1877 (Speckled smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus minicanis Heemstra, 1997 (Dwarf smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus mosis Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1899 (Arabian smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Common smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus norrisi S. Springer, 1939 (Narrow-fin smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus palumbes J. L. B. Smith, 1957 (White-spotted smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus punctulatus A. Risso, 1827 (Black-spotted smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus ravidus W. T. White & Last, 2006 (Australian grey smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus schmitti S. Springer, 1939 (Narrow-nose smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus sinusmexicanus Heemstra, 1997 (Gulf smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus stevensi W. T. White & Last, 2008 (Western spotted gummy shark)
  • Mustelus walkeri W. T. White & Last, 2008 (Eastern spotted gummy shark)
  • Mustelus whitneyi Chirichigno F., 1973 (Humpback smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus widodoi W. T. White & Last, 2006 (White-fin smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus sp. Not yet described (Sarawak smooth-hound)
  • Mustelus sp. Not yet described (Kermadec smooth-hound)
  • Genus Scylliogaleus Boulenger, 1902
  • Scylliogaleus quecketti Boulenger, 1902 (Flap-nose houndshark)
  • Genus Triakis J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838
  • Triakis acutipinna Kato, 1968 (Sharp-fin houndshark)
  • Triakis maculata Kner & Steindachner, 1867 (Spotted houndshark)
  • Triakis megalopterus (A. Smith, 1839) (Sharp-tooth houndshark)
  • Triakis scyllium J. P. Müller & Henle, 1839 (Banded houndshark)
  • Triakis semifasciata Girard, 1855 (Leopard shark)
  • References

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