WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870)

276695  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276695)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  BM 1862.7.2.2, geounit Australia  
Holotype BM 1862.7.2.2, geounit Australia
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276695 on 2019-01-21
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (10/2018)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Holotype BM 1862.7.2.2, geounit Australia
From other sources
Habitat A moderately common benthic and epibenthic shark of the southern Australian continental shelf at moderate depths, ranging from close inshore in the intertidal zone to 93 m. Found on reefs, in kelp and in beds of seagrass. [details]

Length Maximum said to be 152 cm long and attaining at least 130 cm, but most individuals are below 122 cm. [details]

English crested sharkcrested Port Jackson sharkcrested horn sharkcrested bullhead shark  [details]
French requin dormeur à crête  [details]
Spanish dormilón carenado  [details]