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Carcharhiniformes (Ground Sharks) is an order of modern sharks. There are 292 species of Ground Sharks, in 51 genera and 8 families. It includes groups like Weasel Sharks, Barbeled Houndsharks, and Hammerhead Sharks. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of ground sharks. View this species on GBIF
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Ground Shark Habitats

The environments in which many ground sharks species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ground sharks species checklist.

ground sharks Habitats

The environments in which many ground sharks species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ground sharks species checklist.