logo

Video encyclopedia

Ginglymostomatidae

2:52

Ginglymostomatidae

3:27

Ginglymostomatidae

0:18

ginglymostomatidae

0:56

Juvenile nurse shark

0:24

Shark petting

The Ginglymostomatidae are a cosmopolitan family of carpet sharks, containing two monotypic genera of nurse sharks. Common in shallow, tropical and subtropical waters, these sharks are sluggish and docile bottom-dwellers. Nurse sharks typically attack humans only if directly threatened.
    Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!
    • Description 

    • Habits 

    • Reproduction 

    • Genera and species