Whitespotted bullhead shark

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Whitespotted bullhead shark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Heterodontiformes
Family: Heterodontidae
Genus: Heterodontus
Species: H. ramalheira
Binomial name
Heterodontus ramalheira
(J. L. B. Smith, 1949)
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Range of whitespotted bullhead shark (in blue)

The whitespotted bullhead shark, Heterodontus ramalheira, is a bullhead shark of the family Heterodontidae found in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 22°N to 26°S, at depths between 40 and 305 m. It can grow up to a length of 83 cm.

The whitespotted bullhead shark is found on the outer continental shelf. It feeds on crabs, and is oviparous.