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20 Largest Sharks

posted: 04/11/12
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Top 20 Largest Sharks
DCI

20. Indian Sandtiger Shark (Eugomphodus tricuspidatus) 12.1 feet

19. Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) 12.6 feet

18. Shortfin Mako Shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) 12.92 feet

17. Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) 12.95 feet

16. Dusky Shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) 13 feet

15. Prickly Shark (Echinorhinus cookei) 13 feet

14. Smooth Hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena) 13 feet

13. Longfin Mako (Isurus paucus) 13.7 feet

12. Scalloped Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna lewini) 13.8 feet

11. Megamouth Shark (Megachasma pelagios) 14.6 feet

10. Bigeye Thresher Shark (Alopias superciliosus) 15.1 feet

9. Bluntnose Sixgill Shark (Hexanchus griseus) 15.8 feet

8. Thresher Shark (Alopias vulpinus) 18 feet

7. Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran) 20 feet

6. Greenland Shark (Somniosus microcephalus) 21 feet

5. Pacific Sleeper Shark (Somniosus pacificus) 23 feet

4. Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) 24.3 feet

3. Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) 26.2 feet

2. Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) 40.4 feet

1. Whale Shark (Rhiniodon typus) 41.5 feet

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