Leopard shark

The leopard shark is a species of houndshark, family Triakidae, found along the Pacific coast of North America from the U.

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The Leopard shark lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range - 91 m , usually - 6 m environment.

Leopard Sharks are a beautifully marked shark that are very interesting to watch. They swim constantly and tirelessly. Their nose is much better than their eyes which is evidenced by the circling motions when they smell food but cannot see it. More

The Leopard Shark is a sluggish slow-swimming fish that feeds primarily on gastropod and bivalve molluscs. It is unagressive when approached underwater and considered to be harmless. More

Side view of a leopard shark, a slender gray fish with a series of black saddle-like markings and large spots on its back; there are smaller fish and yellow-brown kelp fronds in the background Conservation status Conservation Dependent (IUCN 2. More

The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata (Girard, 1855), is a member of the Houndsharks Family, Triakidae. The zebra shark, Stegostoma fasciatum, is commonly confused with the leopard shark and shares the same common name in Australia and SE Asia. More

Embed this Topic The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata, is a species of houndshark, family Triakidae, found along the Pacific coast of North America from the U.S. state of Oregon to Mazatlán in Mexico. Typically measuring 1.2–1.5 m (3.9–4. More

The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata, is a hound sharkHound shark Hound sharks are a family, Triakidae, of Carcharhiniformes, consisting of about 40 species in 9 genera. More

The coloration of the leopard shark is distinctive, with numerous dark gray saddle marks from nape to tail, dark blotches laterally, and a light gray background color. First dorsal fin anterior to the pelvic fin origins and large second dorsal fin ahead of the anal fin origin. More

The leopard shark is an immediately recognisable, stunningly attractive species, which derives its common name from its distinctive markings of dark brown leopard-like spots set against a yellow-brown skin tone (2). More

Description: The body of the leopard shark is elongate, and the snout is short and bluntly rounded. This shark is easily identified by the gray coloration over most of its body, and the black spots and crossbars on the back and side. It is white underneath. More

Leopard sharks are fantastic animals to encounter on a dive. Their grace and beauty in motion provides an exhilarating experience. More

The docile Leopard Shark is the most frequently sighted shark in Thai Waters, and is completely harmless to people. More

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Albino Leopard sharks have rare but have been recorded. Size: Maximum recorded size 180cm. Size at birth 20cm. Habitat: Prefers shallow sand flats and confined muddy bays. More

Girard first documented the leopard shark as Triakis semifasciatum in 1855. Since then, the species name has been modified to semifasciata. More

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The leopard shark has a relatively broad and short snout. Features species details, pictures and external links for further information. Leopard Shark The leopard shark has a relatively broad and short snout. More

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In the water with a leopard shark Leopard sharks have a reputation for being docile toward people, says Manny Ezcurra, who has handled the Aquarium’s leopard sharks since 1996. “But they’re not so docile toward invertebrates and small fishes. More

Leopard shark swims through a kelp forest, Triakis semifasciata Purchase A Print Of This ImageHow to request, purchase or license this imageAdd To Light Table Visitors admire the enormous kelp forest tank in the Stephen Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. More

The leopard shark, also commonly known as the zebra or cat shark, is one of the most docile species of shark. It has a very unique body. It is one species of shark with the most teeth in its mouth. Unlike great white sharks, leopard sharks are definitely predator and prey. More

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The leopard shark lives in bay environments, near the shore, and sometimes in the open ocean. It is long (up to seven feet), slender, and silver or brown with black saddles across its back and black blotches along its sides. More

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The leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata, is a hound shark found in the coa... The name "leopard shark" may also be used for the zebra shark Stegostoma fasciatum and the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier. More

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Common names

Houndshark in English
Kalifornischer Leopardhai in German (Deutsch)
Leopard shark in English
Leopardhai in German (Deutsch)
Leopardhaj in Danish (dansk)
Leopardhaj in Swedish (Svenska)
Leopardihai in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Luipaardhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Palombo maculato in Italian (Italiano)
Requin léopard in French (français)
Shark in English
Tauró lleopard in Catalan (Català)
Tiburón in sp
Tiburón leopardo in Spanish (español)
Tollo in sp
Tollo leopardo in Spanish (español)
Triakis semifasciata in French (français)
Tubarão-leopardo in Portuguese (Português)
Virli léopard in French (français)
акула леопардовая in Russian (русский язык)
Леопардовая акула in Russian (русский язык)
半带皱唇鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
半帶皺唇鯊 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Triakidae
Genus : Triakis
Species : Triakis semifasciata
Authority : Girard, 1855