A scientifically accurate list of the most endangered sharks in the world

A scientifically accurate list of the most endangered sharks in the world:

According to the IUCN Red List, the following ten species of sharks are evaluated as Critically Endangered:

Pondicherry shark, Carcharhinus hemiodon
Ganges shark, Glyphis gangeticus
New Guinea River Shark, Glyphis garricki
Irawaddy River Shark, Glyphis siamensis
Natal Shyshark, Haploblepharus kistnasamyi
Daggernose Shark, Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus
Striped Smoothhound, Mustelus fasciatus
Sawback Angelshark, Squatina aculeata
Smoothback Angelshark, Squatina oculata+
Angelshark, Squatina squatina

And the following twenty species of sharks are evaluated as Endangered:

Borneo Shark, Carcharhinus borneensis
Smoothtooth Blacktip Shark, Carcharhinus leiodon
Harrisson’s Dogfish, Centrophorus harrissoni
Winghead Shark, Eusphyra blochii
Speartooth Shark, Glyphis glyphis
Whitefin Topeshark, Hemitriakis leucoperiptera
Honeycomb Izak, Holohalaelurus favus
Whitespotted Izak, Holohalaelurus punctatus
Broadfin Shark, Lamniopsis temminickii
Narrownose Smoothhound, Mustelus schmitti
Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna lewini
Great Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna mokarran
Argentine Angelshark, Squatina argentina
Taiwan Angelshark, Squatina formoa
Hidden Angelshark, Squatina guggenheim
Smoothback Angelshark, Squatina occulta+
Angular Angelshark, Squatina punctata
Zebra Shark, Stegosoma fasciatum
Sharpfin Houndshark, Triakis acutipinna

This post does a great job summarizing what this means, why this is and how we can use the power of information to educate on protecting species!