header chondrichthyes, subclass elasmobranchii

Species list for Hawaiian waters.

Sharks
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Rhincodontidae
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus

Order Carcharhiniformes
Family Scyliorhinidae
Sponge-headed cat shark, Apristurus spongiceps

Family Pseudotriakidae
False cat shark, Pseudotriakis microdon

Family Carcharhinidae
Bignose shark, Carcharhinus altimus
Gray reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos
Silky shark, Carcharhinus falicformes
Galapagos shark, Carcharhinus galapagensis
Blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus
Oceanic whitetip, Carcharhinus longimanus
Blacktip reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus
Sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus
Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier
Blue shark, Prionace glauca
Whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus

Family Sphyrnidae
Scalloped hammerhead, Sphyrna lewini
Smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna zygaena

Order Lamniformes
Family Odontaspididae
Smalltooth sand tiger shark, Odontaspis ferox
Bigeye sand tiger shark, Odontaspis noronhai

Family Psedocarchariidae
Crocodile shark, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai

Family Megachasmidae
Megamouth shark, Megachasma pelagios

Family Alopiidae
Pelagic thresher shark, Alopias pelagicus
Bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus

Family Lamnidae
White shark, Carcharodon carcharias
Short-finned mako, Isurus oxyrinchus
Longfin mako, Isurus paucus

Order Hexanchiformes
Family Hexanchidae
Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus
Bluntnose sixgill shark, Hexanchus griseus

Order Squaliformes
Family Echinorhinidae
Prickly shark, Echinorhinus cookei

Family Dalatiidae
Combtooth dogfish, Centroscyllium nigrum
Kitefin shark, Dalatias licha
Blurred smooth lantern shark, Etmopterus bigelowi
Blackbelly lantern shark, Etmopterus lucifer
Smooth lantern shark, Etmopterus pussilus
Hawaiian lantern shark, Etmopterus villosus
Pygmy shark, Euprotomicrus bispinatus
Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis
Viper dogfish, Trigonognathus kabeyai
Velvet dogfish, Scymnodon squamulosus

Family Centrophoridae
Mosaic gulper shark, Centrophorus tessellatus
Gulper shark, Centrophorus sp.

Family Squalidae
Shortspine spurdog shark, Squalus mitsukurii

Rays
Order Torpediniformes
Family Torpedinidae
Torpedo ray, Torpedo sp.

Order Myliobatiformes
Family Plesiobatidae
Giant stingaree, Plesiobatis daviesi

Family Hexatrygonidae
Sixgill stingray, Hexatrygon bickelli
Longnosed deepwater ray, Hexatrygon longirostra

Family Dasyatidae
Diamond stingray, Dasyatis dipterura
Brown stingray, Dasyatis lata
Pelagic stingray, Pteroplatytrygon violacea

Family Myliobatidae
Spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari

Family Mobulidae
Manta ray, Manta birostris
Spinetail devil ray, Mobula japanica

SUBCLASS HOLOCEPHALI
Chimaeras

Order Chimaeriformes
Family Chimeridae
Purple chimaera, Hydrolagus purpurescens

Family Rhinochimaeridae
Longnosed chimaera, Rhinochimaera pacifica

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