Carcharhinidae - Whaler Sharks

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the carcharhinid fishes on the site. These include the Requiem Sharks and Whaler Sharks.

A Blue Shark off the coast of San Diego

A Blue Shark off the coast of San Diego
Photographer: Phillip Colla © Phillip Colla

Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Grey Whaler Shark
Carcharhinus amboinensis Pigeye Shark
Carcharhinus brevipinna Spinner Shark
Carcharhinus falciformis Silky Shark
Carcharhinus galapagensis Galapagos Shark
Carcharhinus limbatus Common Blacktip Shark
Carcharhinus leucas Bull Shark
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Carcharhinus melanopterus Blacktip Reef Shark
Carcharhinus obscurus Dusky Shark
Carcharhinus plumbeus Sandbar Shark
Galeocerdo cuvier Tiger Shark
Glyphis garricki (external link) Northern River Shark
Prionace glauca Blue Shark
Triaenodon obesus Whitetip Reef Shark


Mark McGrouther , Senior Fellow
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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Carcharhinidae, Whaler Sharks, Requiem Sharks,