Cow and Frilled Sharks – Hexanchiformes

Shark Database | Cow and Frilled Sharks – Hexanchiformes

Hexanchiformes are the most primitive living sharks in the world. They only have one dorsal fin and have six or seven gills. Another characteristic of hexanchiformes is that unlike most sharks, they don’t have a nictitating membrane, which is a translucent eyelid that protects the eye. Some popular sharks in this order are the are the @frilled shark and the @sixgill shark.

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