Galapagos bullhead shark

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Galapagos bullhead shark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Heterodontiformes
Family: Heterodontidae
Genus: Heterodontus
Species: H. quoyi
Binomial name
Heterodontus quoyi
(Fréminville, 1840)
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Range of Galapagos bullhead shark (in blue)

The Galapagos bullhead shark, Heterodontus quoyi, is a bullhead shark of the family Heterodontidae. It is found in the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean between latitudes to 10° S, at depths between 3 and 40 m. It can reach a length of 1.07 m.

The reproduction of this bullhead shark is oviparous.

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