Table of contents for A pocket guide to sharks of the world / text by David A. Ebert and Sarah Fowler ; illustrated by Marc Dando.

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Acknowledgements 4

Introduction 5

How to use this book 10

Topography 11

Tooth guide 14

Fin guide 20

Key to orders and families of living sharks 28

Species accounts 41

Frilled and cow sharks Order Hexanchiformes 42

Bramble sharks Order Echinorhiniformes 46

Dogfish sharks Order Squaliformes 46

Sawsharks Order Pristiophoriformes 84

Angelsharks Order Squatiniformes 85

Bullhead sharks Order Heterodontiformes 96

Mackerel sharks Order Lamniformes 97

Carpetsharks Order Orectolobiformes 112

Ground sharks Order Carcharhiniformes 132

Glossary 224

Oceans and seas 229

Field observations 231

Further reading 235

Scientific societies and conservation organisations 236

Other sources of online information 236

Species checklist 237

Index 249

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sharks -- Identification.
Sharks. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01115299