Zebra bullhead shark

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Zebra bullhead shark
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Heterodontiformes
Family: Heterodontidae
Genus: Heterodontus
Species: H. zebra
Binomial name
Heterodontus zebra
(J. E. Gray, 1831)
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Range of zebra bullhead shark (in blue)

The Zebra bullhead shark (Heterodontus zebra) is a bullhead shark of the family Heterodontidae. It is found in the subtropical western Pacific Ocean between latitudes 40° N to 20° S, at depths between 50 and 200 m. It can reach a length of 0.25 m. The reproduction of this bullhead shark is oviparous.

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