Featured Species: Viper Dogfish (Trigonognathus kabeyai)

This week's featured species looks like it was ripped out of the sci-fi classic Aliens! Meet the Viper Dogfish!

Featured Species Friday: Prickly Dogfish (Oxynotus bruniensis)

A shark with barbed wire for skin?! Yikes! These sharks aren't called Prickly for nothing!

Featured Species: Broadnose Sevengill Shark (Notorynchus cepedianus)

Sharks have been around for 450 million years, but they haven't always looked as they do now. This week's Featured Species highlights one of the earliest modern shark forms to be found in the fossil record: the Broadnose Sevengill Shark.

Featured Species Friday: Spiny Dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

This week is going to the dogs... the Spiny Dogfish that is! Spend some time with one of the smaller species of shark who can teach us an important lesson about population management!

There is a New Shark in Town: Long-snouted African Spurdog (Squalus bassi)

With only 5% of the oceans explored, it's no surprise we are discovering new species every year. Just don't be expecting any megalodons! Check out the latest species described to science: Long-snouted African Spurdog (Squalus bassi)

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