Flapnose houndshark

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Flapnose houndshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Scylliogaleus
Boulenger, 1902
Species: S. quecketti
Binomial name
Scylliogaleus quecketti
Boulenger, 1902
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The flapnose houndshark, Scylliogaleus quecketti, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Scylliogaleus. It is found in the waters off subtropical South Africa, in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 27° S and 33° S.

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