Hemitriakis leucoperiptera

HERRE, 1923


Whitefin topeshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Triakidae

Reference of the original description
HERRE, A.W.C.T. (1923)
Notes on Philippine sharks. I. Philippine Journal of Science, 23 (1): 67–73

Image of the original description

Hemitriakis leucoperiptera HERRE, 1923

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Triakis leucoperiptera

Types
Hemitriakis leucoperiptera
Holotype: BSMP: lost


Description :


Citation: Hemitriakis leucoperiptera HERRE, 1923: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
spa Cazón de aleta blanca, fra \(T\) Requin-hâ aile blanche, eng Whitefin tope shark, eng Whitefin topeshark

Short Description
No dusky bar on underside of snout; young with dark bars on caudal fin but not elsewhere [544].

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: known only from the Philippines. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

Biology
Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. 12 young in a litter and size at birth at least 20 to 22 cm [517].

Size / Weight / Age
96 cm TL (female)

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range ? - 48 m [517]

Remarks
5927