WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus mexicanus Taylor & Castro-Aguirre, 1972

276697  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276697)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  SIO SIO-70-90, geounit Sonora  
Holotype SIO SIO-70-90, geounit Sonora [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Heterodontus mexicanus Taylor & Castro-Aguirre, 1972. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276697 on 2020-09-20
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., 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 SIO SIO-70-90, geounit Sonora [details]
From other sources
Diet Feeds on crabs and demersal fishes including midshipman (Porichthys, Batrachoididae). [details]

Habitat A warm-temperate and tropical bullhead shark of littoral continental waters, found on rocky bottom including reefs and seamounts, on coral reefs, and on sandy areas from close inshore down to 20 to 50 m depth. [details]

Length Maximum size about 70 cm. [details]
LanguageName 
English Mexican hornsharkMexican horn sharkbuffalo hornshark  [details]
French requin dormeur buffle  [details]
Spanish tiburón perrogatadormilón búfalo  [details]