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

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 12/2021

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Hemitriakis leucoperiptera HERRE, 1923, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
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].

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

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

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)

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

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