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Sharks

Class: Chondrichthyes - 8 extant orders

Species on page: (out of 550 genera and 3500 species)

Order: Lamniformes
+ Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
+ Sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus)
+ Scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)
Order: Carcharhiniformes

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Order: Lamniformes Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)

Gansbaai 2013 - shark cage diving - with lots more great white photos.

Great white!

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Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Marine Dynamics Shark Tours
Gansbaai
June 5, 2013

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Shark!

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Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Marine Dynamics Shark Tours
Gansbaai
June 5, 2013

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Great white in stamp form

Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Namibian stamps
From Etosha
Namibia
November 25, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Smallpox safari encounters another predator

shark jaw
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco
September, 2009

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Sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus)

Carcharias taurus
Ragged tooth shark (South Africa) aka sand tiger sharks (US), or grey nurse sharks (Australia)
(Notice how it is really no big deal in Australia.)
The common names are misleading as tiger sharks and nurse sharks often refer to other species.

Cape Town 2013

True to its name (at least in South Africa)

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Carcharias taurus
Two Oceans Aquarium
Cape Town
May 30, 2013

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Straight for the neck

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Carcharias taurus
Two Oceans Aquarium
Cape Town
May 30, 2013

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Scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)

Hammerheads

galapagos

Scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini)
Family: Sphyrnidae
Gordon Rocks
Galápagos 2018
July 6, 2018
GoPro Hero6 black
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Order: Carcharhiniformes

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)

Whitetip reef shark

galapagos
Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Canon Powershot D10 underwater camera
Galápagos 2010
July 28, 2010

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White-tipped

galapagos

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
GoPro Hero6 black
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galapagos

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Olympus Tough TG5
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galapagos

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
Olympus Tough TG5
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Black-tipped

galapagos

Blacktipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 9, 2018
GoPro Hero6 black
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Shadowy predator of the shallows

galapagos

Blacktipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Isabela Island
Galápagos 2018
July 10, 2018
Canon 7Dmarkii
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micronesia 2018

Blacktipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Ant Atoll
June 3, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Under the sea

micronesia 2018

Blacktipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Ant Atoll
June 3, 2018
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Sharks

galapagos

Blacktipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Family: Carcharhinidae
Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos
July 8, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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The Galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)

Galapagos shark

galapagos

Galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)
Gardener Bay, Española
Galápagos 2018
July 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Galapagos shark

galapagos

Galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)
Gardener Bay, Española
Galápagos 2018
July 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Galapagos shark

galapagos

Galapagos shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)
Gardener Bay, Española
Galápagos 2018
July 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Tiburon

galapagos

Drawing by Zarek
Floreana, Galápagos
June 28, 2015
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Misc

Sharking artwork

micronesia 2018

Shark
Pohnpei
May 31, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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modified: December 9, 2018
created: June 1, 2013 (from fish.html - oh the irony :D)
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