Sharp-nose-shaped Cartilaginous-fish Possessing-a-chord Animals
Carcharhiniformes, the ground sharks, with over 270 species, are the largest order of sharks. They include a number of common types, such as catsharks, swellsharks, and the sandbar shark.
Members of this order are characterized by the presence of a nictitating membrane over the eye, two dorsal fins, an anal fin, and five gill slits.
The families in the order Carcharhiniformes are expected to be revised; recent DNA studies show that some of the conventional groups are not monophyletic.
Carcharhiniformes. Retrieved November, 05 2021, from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carcharhiniformes.