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Worldwide distribution of shark species

Click on a region on the world map or select the appropriate link to find shark species in that area. Results include the sharks that are in the shark database.
The database currently contains 1008 locations of 201 species.

For the sake of simplicity, the oceanic regions in the distribution map below do not adhere exactly to the official boundaries of the various marine regions.


 

Arctic Region Southern Ocean South Pacific North Pacific North Atlantic Indian Ocean South Atlantic South Pacific North Pacific Gm Ca 1 2 5 6 8 7 3 4 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 SouthAmerica NorthAmerica Africa Australia Europe Asia

 

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