Featured Species: Sicklefin Lemon Shark (Negaprion acutidens)

What’s better than one species of lemon shark? TWO of course! Meet this week’s featured species, the sicklefin lemon 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: 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!

The IUCN Announced Conservation Status Update on 58 Elasmobranch Species, Including the Shortfin Mako

Continuing population declines led the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Shark Specialist Group to reclassify the conservation status of several elasmobranch species.

Featured Species: Broadfin Shark (Lamiopsis temminckii)

This week's featured species was once a common species in the Indian Ocean, but today is an Endanger Species. Meet the Broadfin Shark.

Featured Species: Sandbar Shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)

This week's featured species has a dorsal fin that can measure up to 1/10th the length of its body! Meet the Sandbar Shark.

Featured Species: Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)

Take a dive among a bizarre shark known to congregate in massive schools. Meet the Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini).

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