In male shark claspers are present. The claspers are rod like copulatory organs
present on the inner borders of the pelvic fins. They are supported by carfilages. Each clasper has a groove on its dorsal side. The groove is opened at both the ends. Its anterior
opening is called the apopyle and the posterior
opening the hypopyle communicates with the cloaca
. It receives the sperms from the cloaca. The hypopyle is as an exit for the sperms into the cloaca of the female.