WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus quoyi (Fréminville, 1840)

276700  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276700)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  MNHN 3445, geounit Galapagos  
Holotype [from synonym] MNHN 3445, geounit Galapagos [view taxon]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Heterodontus quoyi (Fréminville, 1840). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276700 on 2018-10-22
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype [from synonym] MNHN 3445, geounit Galapagos [view taxon]
From other sources
Habitat A little-known but apparently common tropical and warm-temperate bullhead shark of inshore continental and insular waters, at moderate depths on the bottom. Lives on rocky and coral reefs, often seen resting on ledges of vertical rock surfaces at 16 to 30 m depth. [details]

Length Maximum total length 61 cm [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Peruvian horn sharkGalapagos horn sharkGalapagos bullhead shark  [details]
French requin dormeur bouledogue  [details]
Spanish tiburóntamborínsuñogatodormilón de Galápagos  [details]