Best Shark Species

The Top Ten

1 Great White Shark The great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.

I love sharks and have always wanted to see a great white. It's sad that they die in aquariums. - SharkLover12

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Fearsome predator not to mess with

Don't kill sharks!

2 Tiger Shark The tiger shark is a species of requiem shark and the only extant member of the genus Galeocerdo. It is a large macropredator, capable of attaining a length over 5 m. Populations are found in many tropical and temperate waters, especially around central Pacific islands.

He is sups mega ultra cool
'cause he eats anything just like me

Their patterns are unique

He eats everything

One of my favorites

3 Whale Shark The whale shark is the world's largest living shark as well as the largest living fish. Whale sharks grow up to 45 ft. (13.7 m) long, and can weigh as much as 13 tons (11.6 tonnes). Their mouths alone are a whopping 6 ft. (1.8 m) across-big enough to gulp down three percent of their body weight in food ...read more.

Largest shark ever! The whale shark is the oceans gentle giant - mewmaster777

While it looks like a terrifying giant, this shark is completely harmless. It feeds on planktons - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

World's biggest fish right here.

Beautiful and harmless

4 Bull Shark The bull shark is a requiem shark that is considerably dangerous. These sharks live in both freshwater and saltwater environments. Bull sharks can be recognized by seeing a shark in freshwater and watching the shark due a hit and run.

The bull shark is the most dangerous shark species and not the 5 best shark this shark is the greatest not the great white a bulk shark would destroy a great white

It is my favorite animal but almost all of its attacks are fatal they do not attack as much great whites and tiger sharks

It kills hundreds of people a year

The Bull shark does not kill hundreds of people a year. I don't know where you heard that, but there are only about 70 attacks occurring a year out of ALL the shark species, and only around 16 of them are fatal. - sharkfreak101

5 Mako Shark

Fastest shark. Worshiped as a god by the Mayan people. 11th most dangerous shark. Most consumed shark. What more can you get.

6 Hammerhead Shark

My all time favorite shark. It's like a great white with a hammer for a head! It's just awesome! - andtheskyfell

Hammer heads are very much underrated. THEY DESERVE BETTER

It looks hilairious.

7 Great Hammerhead Shark
8 Megalodon The megalodon is an extinct species of shark which was about 59 feet (18 meters) long and hunted in the seas until about 1.5 million years ago. It was similar to today's great white shark-but three times longer and 20 times heavier. ...read more.

It should be #1 because for many reasons
A. It's a bad ass
B. It's 60ft (18m)
C. The great white (the closest relate of meg) can in swim up to 35mph so Klingon the network's speed

I would go wild ape if we were to discover this shark somewhere, deep in the ocean. It's never going to happen mind you...but it would be awesome. - andtheskyfell

That is sad

R.I.P Megalodon - ElSherlock

9 Basking Shark

Same thing as whale shark - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

10 Shortfin Mako

Totally the best shark - it's got the shape, the teeth, the coloring, the EYE...and it will kill you.

That picture is intimidating.

The Contenders

11 Angel Shark
12 Blue Shark

Cheese and omoefe

13 Goblin Shark

They pretty quirky do.

14 Sand Tiger Shark
15 Nurse Shark
16 Greenland Shark

This thing can devour a human, we just do not swim in the cold waters, this shark ate, fish, polar bears, dear, and much more

17 Oceanic Whitetip Shark
18 Thresher Shark
19 Whitetip Reef Shark
20 Lemon Shark
21 Frilled Shark

Sharks are awesome. Snakes are awesome. Snake-shark is best shark. Enough said.

22 Six-Gill Shark
23 Cookiecutter Shark

I can't imagine what caused this shark to evolve the peculiar jaws it has.

24 Wobbegong
25 Pacific Sharpnose Shark
26 Lantern Shark
27 Reef Shark
28 Frill Shark
29 Gray Reef Shark
30 Pyjama Shark
31 Speartooth Shark
32 Megamouth Shark Megamouth sharks are a species of deepwater shark. The first one of this species was discovered in 1976 when a U.S. naval ship discovered something very strange caught on its sea anchor. Scientists dubbed it megamouth for obvious reasons. Since then, the megamouth shark has proved to be extremely elusive. ...read more.
33 Bahamas Sawshark
34 Bluntnose Sixgill Shark
35 Bramble Shark
36 Sleeper Shark
37 Spiny Dogfish
38 Mexican Cyclops Shark
39 Blacktip Reef Shark
40 Leopard Shark
41 Sawshark
42 Stethacanthus
43 Sharpnose Sevengill Shark
44 Sandbar Shark
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