Longnose houndshark

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Longnose houndshark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Iago
Species: I. garricki
Binomial name
Iago garricki
Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979
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The longnose houndshark, Iago garricki, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found in the western Pacific off northern Australia and Vanuatu, between latitudes 9° S and 26° S, at depths between 250 and 475 m. It can grow up to a length of 75 cm.