~ Shark Teeth Comparisons ~

These pictures are just a sampling of the types of teeth that elasmobranchs have. The Great White (Carcharodon picture below) has serrated teeth which are used for cutting, the tiger shark has cock's-comb-like teeth which are used for grasping and sawing, the sand shark's teeth, known as stiletto-like teeth, are used for grasping it's preys, while the bat ray's teeth (pictured at bottom) are flat and in a pavement formation, perfect for crushing the shells of the crustaceans it feeds upon.

CarcharodonLemon SharkTiger SharkBull Shark
CARCHARODON, LEMON SHARK, TIGER SHARK, BULL SHARK

Shortfin MakoSand SharkDusky Shark
SHORTFIN MAKO, SAND SHARK, DUSKY SHARK

Bat Ray
BAT RAY JAW

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