Odontaspididae Müller and Henle, 1839
Common Name: 'Sand tiger shark'
Key morphological features: Common along shoreline habitats, these sharks primarily feed on fish with their needle-pointed teeth. They have two dorsal fins and an anal fin. Modern nurse sharks and sand tiger sharks fall into this family.
SIZE: Up to 3.6 meters (11.8ft)
MOBILITY: Mobile (swim)
FEEDING MODE: Predator
Everhart, M. J., 2005. Oceans of Kansas: A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea. Indiana University Press, Bloomington. 322 pp.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Odontaspididae Müller & Henle, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species