Published: August 21, 2014

Sharks, Sharks, Sharks, and More Sharks

Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Brain Scoop

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There are 12 living Orders of sharks and rays swimming in our oceans today, and more than 440 known species. Here are some of the wackier ones! 

Thanks to Caleb McMahan and Sue Mochel for their help in producing this episode and allowing us to film in the Fishes collection area!

Special thanks to David Shiffman (@whysharksmatter) for his help, support, advice, and fun facts about sharks!

Additional thanks to Joe Hanson (ItsOkayToBeSmart) and the folks at PBS Digital Studios for helping to put this great series together. :)