Bigeye houndshark

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Bigeye houndshark
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Iago
Species: I. omanensis
Binomial name
Iago omanensis
(Norman, 1939)
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Range of the bigeye houndshark
Synonyms

Eugaleus omanensis Norman, 1939

The bigeye houndshark (Iago omanensis) is a species of houndshark, belonging to the family Triakidae. It is found in the deep waters of the continental shelves in the western Indian Ocean, from the Red Sea to southwestern India, between latitudes 30° N and 10° N, at depths between 110 and 2,200 m. Its length is up to 37 cm.

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