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Heterodontidae

(Family)

Overview

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Taxonomy

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The Family Heterodontidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Centracion

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Cestracion

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Gyropleurodus

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Heterodontis

Heterodontus

The bullhead sharks are a small order (Heterodontiformes) of basal modern sharks (Neoselachii). There are nine living species in a single genus, Heterodontus, in the family Heterodontidae. All are relatively small, with the largest species being just 150 centimetres (59 in) in adult length. They are bottom feeders in tropical and subtropical waters. [more]

At least 30 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Heterodontus.

More info about the Genus Heterodontus may be found here.

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Last Revised: October 03, 2013
2013/10/03 19:40:36