Sharks Found In British Columbia Oceans
The Big-Eye Thresher is a species of Thresher shark, family Alopiidae, found in temperate and tropical oceans worldwide. Like other Thresher sharks, nearly half its total length consists of the elongated upper lobe of the tail fin.
The brown Catshark is commonly found in the Pacific Ocean, ranging from the northern Pacific waters off the coast of British Columbia and south to the Baja California peninsula in Mexico. They may live as far south as Ecuador and Peru.
The spiny dogfish, spurdog, mud shark, or piked dogfish is one of the best known species of the Squalidae family of sharks, which is part of the Squaliformes order. While these common names may apply to several species, Squalus acanthias is distinguished by having two spines and lacks an anal fin.
Great White Shark
The Great White Shark, also known as the “Great White”, white shark or white pointer, is a species of large mackerel shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
The shortspine spurdog is a dogfish, a member of the family Squalidae, found around the world on continental shelves in temperate and subtropical oceans between latitudes 45°N and 55°S, from the surface to 950 m. Its length is up to 75 cm.