SEARCH THIS SITE

OzAnimals.com
Australian Wildlife

Australian Sharks



FAMILY : Raggedtooths

Sand Tiger Shark
(Odontaspis ferox)
Sand Tiger Shark
 Click to continue>

FAMILY : Thresher sharks

Bigeye Thresher Shark
(Alopias superciliosus)
Bigeye Thresher Shark
The Bigeye Thresher is a large thresher with very large eyes. It has a long upper tail lobe almost half the total length of the shark. The pectoral fins are broad and curved. The first dorsal fin is located further back than on other thresher sharks... Click to continue>
Pelagic Thresher
(Alopias pelagicus)
Pelagic Thresher
The Pelagic Thresher has a very long and strap like upper tail lobe, about half the total length of the shark. It has fairly small eyes, a conical snout and large straight pectoral fins with broad tips. It is dark blue above with white underside.... Click to continue>
Thresher Shark
(Alopias vulpinus)
Thresher Shark
The Thresher Shark is a large shark with pointed pectoral fins and a very long upper tail lobe (about as long as the body). It is grey, blue-grey or blackish on the back and underside of the snout, with white belly The Thresher has fairly small... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Bamboo sharks

Epaulette Shark
(Hemiscyllium ocellatum)
Epaulette Shark
 Click to continue>

FAMILY : Blind sharks

Blind Shark
(Brachaelurus waddi)
Blind Shark
The Blind Shark has a slightly flattened head, small eyes and a long tail. It has two dorsal fins located close together well back on the body, and a small anal fin just before the tail. It is brown or grey to black above and yellowish below. It... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Carpet sharks

Banded Wobbegong
(Orectolobus ornatus)
Banded Wobbegong
 Click to continue>
Spotted Wobbegong
(Orectolobus maculatus)
Spotted Wobbegong
 Click to continue>

FAMILY : Whale sharks

Whale Shark
(Rhincodon typus)
Whale Shark
 Click to continue>

FAMILY : Zebra sharks

Zebra Shark
(Stegostoma fasciatum)
Zebra Shark
The Leopard Shark is a slow swimming shark seen around coral reefs. It has cylindrical body with prominent ridges on the sides. The head is flattened and cone shaped. The tail is about half of the total length. The body is pale brown with dark brown... Click to continue>

FAMILY : Dogfish sharks

Cookie-cutter Shark
(Isistius brasiliensis)
Cookie-cutter Shark
 Click to continue>

FAMILY : Angel sharks

Australian Angelshark
(Squatina australis)
Australian Angelshark
 Click to continue>


Page 2 of 2 | Total Items: 37

Page: 1 2