Featured Species: Bigeye Sand Tiger Shark (Odontaspis noronhai)

This week's featured species is one of three species of known ragged tooth sharks. Meet the Bigeye Sand Tiger Shark!

Featured Species: Longfin Mako (Isurus paucus)

This week's featured species is one of the fastest sharks in the world. Meet the Longfin Mako!

Featured Species: Sixgill Sawshark (Pliotrema warreni)

This week's featured species has two distinct characteristics that make it one very unique shark! Meet the Sixgill Sawshark!

Featured Species: Caribbean Rough Shark (Oxynotus caribbaeus)

This week's featured species has beautifully marbled skin that is as rough as barbed wire. Meet the Caribbean Rough Shark.

Featured Species: Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)

Think you can spot the difference between a spinner shark, a blacktip reef shark, and a blacktip shark? It may be more difficult than you think! Challenge your knowledge and learn all about this week's featured species, the Blacktip Shark.

Featured Species: Sicklefin Weasel Shark (Hemigaleus microstoma)

This week's featured species has beautiful fins that hook like a sickel and give this shark its name. Meet the Sickelfin Weasel Shark.

Featured Species: Caribbean Reef Shark (Carcharhinus perezi)

This week's featured species is one of the most common species found on coral reef in the Caribbean Sea, and yet they are considered a Near Threatened species. Meet the Caribbean Reef Shark.

Featured Species: Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus)

This week's featured species is a primitive deep water species, and one of only a few known species to have six pairs of gills. Meet the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark!

Featured Species: Whitespotted Bamboo Shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum)

This week's featured species potentially faces many threats in their native Southeast Asia tropical habitats. Meet the Whitespotted Bamboo Shark, my husband's favorite shark species, and my 100th blog post!

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