Sicklefin houndshark

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Sicklefin houndshark
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Hemitriakis
H. falcata
Binomial name
Hemitriakis falcata
Hemitriakis falcata distmap.png

The sicklefin houndshark (Hemitriakis falcata) is a rare houndshark of the family Triakidae, endemic to Western Australia. The holotype was collected from a depth of 150 m. Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.


  1. ^ Kyne, P.M. & Cavanagh, R.D. 2016. Hemitriakis falcata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T41822A68625571. Downloaded on 03 October 2017.

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