Sharpfin houndshark

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Sharpfin houndshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Triakis
Species: T. acutipinna
Binomial name
Triakis acutipinna
Kato, 1968
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The sharpfin houndshark (Triakis acutipinna) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. Only two specimens have been found, both in the coastal waters of Ecuador, the longest one being 1.02 meters in length. The reproduction of this houndshark is ovoviviparous.[2]


  1. ^ Compagno, L.J.V.; Kyne, P.M. & Domingo, A. (2009). "Triakis acutipinna". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T39361A10216173. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T39361A10216173.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Triakis acutipinna" in FishBase. July 2006 version.