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: 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: Tasselled Wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)

Barbelled, splotched, and tasselled. This week's featured species uses these fashion accessories in the ultimate example of camouflage. Meet the Tasselled Wobbegong!

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.

Feature Species: Salmon Shark (Lamna ditropis)

This week's featured species is a close cousin of the great white and the shortfin mako. And until 1947, this species and the porbeagle were considered the same species. Dive right in to this week's featured species: the Salmon Shark!

Featured Species: Spinner Shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna)

This week's featured species is known for its incredible acrobatic displays while hunting, both in and out of the water, giving this species its name: Spinner Shark.

Featured Species: Blacktip Reef Shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)

This week's featured species is a fairly common species on coral reefs and in shallow lagoons throughout the Indo-Pacific. Meet the Blacktip Reef 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.

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