Kimgdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii

Megatooth Shark teeth. Controversy exists over genus of Carcharodon megalodon vs. Carcharocles megalodon. 2-3 inches. Reaches over 7 inches.

Megatooth Shark posterior tooth. Genus known as Carcharodon megalodon or Carcharocles megalodon. 1/2 inches.

Extinct snaggletooth shark upper tooth (Hemipristis serra). 2-1/8 inches.

Extinct snaggletooth shark lower tooth (Hemipristis serra). 1-1/2 inches.

Lemon shark tooth (Negaprion brevirostris). 1/2 inches.

Tiger shark tooth (Galeocerdo cuvieri). 1-1/4 inches.

Tiger shark tooth (Galeocerdo contortus). Some researchers believe these are not true tiger shark teeth, but rather belong to the genus Physogaleus. 1 inch.

Tiger shark tooth (Galeocerdo mayumbensis). May not be a true tiger, but more closely related to G. latidens and eaglesomi. 1-1/4 inches.

Gray Sharks (Carcharhinus) teeth. Three species of this genus are difficult to distinguish from one another: Carcharhinus leucas (bull shark), Carcharhinus obscurus (dusky shark), and Carcharhinus limbatus (small black-tip shark). Size: 1 inch.

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