Bigeyed sixgill shark

Its diet is fish and invertebrates.

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The Bigeyed sixgill shark lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 0 - 600 m , usually 90 - 600 m environment.

Range of bigeyed sixgill shark (in blue) Sharks portal The bigeyed sixgill shark, Hexanchus nakamurai, is found around the Strait of Florida, around Cuba and the Bahamas, East Africa and Madagascar, the Philippines, and Taiwan, at depths of between 90 to More

Bigeyed sixgill shark, Requin vache, Ca More

blunt snout while the bigeyed sixgill shark is smaller and has a more pointed snout. Another species, the frill shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus), may be mistaken for the bluntnose sixgillshark. More

Common names

Bigeye sixgill shark in English
Bigeyed sixgill shark in English
Bluntnose six-gill shark in English
bluntnose sixgill shark in English
Cañabota in sp
Cañabota ojigrande in Spanish (español)
Canhabota olho grande in Portuguese (Português)
Cazón de fondo in Spanish (español)
cazón de seis branquias in Spanish (español)
Griset in French (français)
Grootoog-seskiefhaai in Afrikaans
Grootoogzeskieuwshaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Großaugen-Sechskiemerhai in German (Deutsch)
Hexanchus nakamurai in Italian (Italiano)
Hexanchus nakamurai in Polish (polski)
Hiu areuy in Jawa
Hiu minyak in Bali
Kejen pasir in Bali
marrajo ojigrande in Spanish (español)
Meong in Bali
Pating in Tagalog
Requin vache in French (français)
Requin-vache in French (français)
Shark in English
Six-gill shark in English
Storøjet seksgællet haj in Danish (dansk)
Tiburón in sp
Vilma in Spanish (español)
大眼六鰓鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼六鰓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼六鳃鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼六鳃鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
長吻六鰓鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
长吻六鳃鲨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Hexanchiformes
Family : Hexanchidae
Genus : Hexanchus
Species : Hexanchus nakamurai
Authority : Teng, 1962