Family Orectolobidae (wobbegong sharks)
Family Ginglymostomatidae (nurse sharks)
Family Rhincodontidae (whale shark) *
Family Parascylliidae (collared carpet sharks)
Family Brachaeluridae (blind sharks)
Family Hemiscylliidae (bamboo sharks)
Some sources use the scientific name Rhiniodontidae for the whale shark family, and the genus name Rhiniodon for the whale shark. We chose the names used by the American Fisheries Society, who based their usage on the opinion of the 1984 International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.