Discover 4 of the 10 Most Endangered (Rarest) Sharks in the World

Here we’ll discover the most endangered sharks in the world!

While these sharks are in no particular order, keep in mind many are very threatened. One shark in this list is so rare it was considered extinct for many years!

Oceanic whitetips suffer a lot of pressure from the fishing industry worldwide as their fins are the main ingredient in shark fin soup.

Oceanic Whitetip

They have thick bodies and pointed heads and reach around 10 feet long.  Sand tiger sharks in Australia and South Africa migrate more than 1,000 miles every year.

Sand Tiger Shark

As the largest hammerhead shark, great hammerheads easily reach 15 to 20 feet.  They are one of the most unique and distinctive sharks in the world with their hammer-shaped snouts.

Great Hammerhead Shark

Whale sharks are the largest shark in the world and the largest known fish, reaching around 60 feet.  They live in tropical seas all around the world, both offshore and in coastal areas.

Whale Shark