Flapnose houndshark

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Flapnose houndshark
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Scylliogaleus
Boulenger, 1902
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 and 33°S.


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