Galapagos bullhead shark

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Galapagos bullhead shark
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Heterodontiformes
Family: Heterodontidae
Genus: Heterodontus
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 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.


  1. ^ Kyne, P.M., Charvet, P., Areano, E.M., Cevallos, A., Espinoza, M., González, A., Herman, K., Mejía-Falla, P.A., Morales-Saldaña, J.M., Navia, A.F. & Velez-Zuazo, X. 2020. Heterodontus quoyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T44579A124433617. Downloaded on 18 January 2021.

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