WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus japonicus Miklouho-Maclay & MacLeay, 1884

276696  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276696)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  AM B.68, geounit Tokyo Bay  
Holotype [from synonym] AM B.68, geounit Tokyo Bay [view taxon]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Heterodontus japonicus Miklouho-Maclay & MacLeay, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276696 on 2018-10-20
Date
action
by
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
created
2010-01-06 09:04:09Z
changed
2013-01-08 10:48:02Z
changed

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , 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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype [from synonym] AM B.68, geounit Tokyo Bay [view taxon]
From other sources
Diet feeds on crustaceans, molluscs (including top shells [Trochidae; Gastropoda]), small fishes and sea urchins. [details]

Habitat A common, temperate-water bullhead shark of the western North Pacific continental shelf, occurring at moderate depths of 6 to 37 m, on or near the bottom. It prefers rocky areas (including reefs) and kelp-covered bottom. [details]

Length Maximum total length about 120 cm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans Japanse bulkophaai  [details]
English Japanese horn sharkJapanese bullhead sharkCestracion sharkcat sharkbull head  [details]
French requin dormeur nekozame  [details]
Japanese ネコザメsazaiwarisazaewarinekozame  [details]
Spanish dormilón japonés  [details]