Shark Species

pygmy shark

Pygmy Shark – Appearance, Habitat, Conservation & More

The Pygmy Shark (Euprotomicrus bispinatus) is a very small dwarf shark species ( the second smallest after the Dwarf Lantern Shark). It is a squaliform, kitefin shark from the family Dalatiidae, and the sole member of the Genus Euprotomicrus. It’s length is about 25cm (10 inches) in females and 22cm (8.7 inches) in males. Read on …

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Bullhead Shark, Hornsharks, Heterodontiformes

What Are Bullhead Sharks (Hornsharks or Heterodontiformes)?

A Bullhead Shark is a small shark with five pairs of gill slits, a stumpy snout, no nictitating membrane and a ridge above each eye (giving them the appearance of being surprised). Bullhead Sharks are also called Heterodontiformes or Hornsharks. Appearance Of Bullhead Sharks Bullhead sharks (or Heterodontiformes) are fairly small sharks, the largest of …

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snaggletooth shark

Snaggletooth Shark – Fossil Shark | Sharks Info

The Snaggletooth Shark, also known as the Fossil Shark (Hemipristis elongata) is a species of weasel shark and part of the family Hemigaleidae. It is the only surviving member of the genus Hemipristis. It is found in the Indo-Western Pacific, including the Red Sea, Southeast Africa, the Philippines, China and South Australia. Snaggletooth Shark Description The …

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