Galapagos bullhead shark

Reproduction is oviparous.

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The Galapagos bullhead shark lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 40 m , usually 16 - 30 m environment.

Range of Galapagos bullhead shark (in blue) Sharks portal The Galapagos bullhead shark, Heterodontus quoyi, is a bullhead shark of the family Heterodontidae, found in the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean between latitudes 0° to 10° S, at depths of between 3 and More

No image of Galapagos bullhead shark found in the Shark Database Range Map Earth Map Systematics Phylum: Vertebates (Chordata) Class: Carlilagenous Fishes (Chondrichthyes) Order: Bullhead sharks (Heterodontiformes) More

Common names

Dormilón in sp
Dormilón in Spanish (español)
Dormilón de Galápagos in Spanish (español)
Galapagos bullhead shark in English
Galapagos horn shark in English
Galapagos-hornhaj in Danish (dansk)
Galapagos-Stierkopfhai in German (Deutsch)
Galapagosstierkophaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Galapážský žralok plochozubý in Czech (česky)
Galapážský žralok plochozubý in Czech (česky)
Gata in Portuguese (Português)
Gata in Spanish (español)
Gato in Portuguese (Português)
Gato in Spanish (español)
Peruvian horn shark in English
Requin dormeur bouledogue in French (français)
Shark in English
Suno in Spanish (español)
Tamborín in Spanish (español)
Tiburón in sp
Tiburón in Spanish (español)
Tiburón gato in Spanish (español)
Tiburón gato de galápagos in Spanish (español)
Tiburón tamborín in Spanish (español)
瓜氏虎鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
瓜氏虎鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Heterodontiformes
Family : Heterodontidae
Genus : Heterodontus
Species : Heterodontus quoyi
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