Hemitriakis falcata

COMPAGNO & STEVENS, 1993


Sicklefin hound shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Triakidae

Reference of the original description
COMPAGNO, L.J.V. & STEVENS, J.D. (1993)
Hemitriakis falcata n. sp. and Hemitriakis abdita n. sp., two new houndsharks ( Carcharhiniformes: Triakidae) from Australia Records of the Australian Museum, 45 (2): 195–220

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Citation: Hemitriakis falcata COMPAGNO & STEVENS, 1993: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
eng Sicklefin hound shark, eng Sicklefin houndshark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Occurs on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 150 - 150 m [785]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=2715;