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Houndshark

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Houndsharks, the Triakidae, are a family of ground sharks, consisting of about 40 species in nine genera. [1]

25 relations: Albert William Herre, Blacktip tope, Carcharhiniformes, Dorsal fin, Fish fin, Flapnose houndshark, Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, George Albert Boulenger, Gilbert Percy Whitley, Hemitriakis, Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville, Iago (genus), J. L. B. Smith, Johannes Peter Müller, John Edward Gray, Leonard Compagno, Leopard shark, List of sharks, Nictitating membrane, Sailback houndshark, School shark, Smooth-hound, Stewart Springer, Triakis, Whiskery shark.

Albert William Herre

Albert William Christian Theodore Herre (September 16, 1868 – January 16, 1962) was an American ichthyologist and lichenologist.

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Blacktip tope

The blacktip tope (Hypogaleus hyugaensis), also known as pencil shark or blacktip topeshark, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Hypogaleus.

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Carcharhiniformes

Carcharhiniformes, the ground sharks, with over 270 species, are the largest order of sharks.

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Dorsal fin

A dorsal fin is a fin located on the back of most marine and freshwater vertebrates such as fishes, cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), and the (extinct) ichthyosaur.

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Fish fin

Fins are usually the most distinctive anatomical features of a fish.

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Flapnose houndshark

The flapnose houndshark (Scylliogaleus quecketti) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Scylliogaleus.

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Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle

Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle (9 July 1809 – 13 May 1885) was a German physician, pathologist, and anatomist.

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George Albert Boulenger

George Albert Boulenger (19 October 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a Belgian-British zoologist who described and gave scientific names to over 2,000 new animal species, chiefly fish, reptiles, and amphibians.

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Gilbert Percy Whitley

Gilbert Percy Whitley (9 June 1903 – 18 July 1975) was a British-born Australian ichthyologist and malacologist who was Curator of Fishes at the Australian Museum in Sydney for about 40 years.

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Hemitriakis

Hemitriakis is a genus of houndshark in the family Triakidae.

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Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville

Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (12 September 1777 – 1 May 1850) was a French zoologist and anatomist.

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Iago (genus)

Iago is a genus of houndsharks in the family Triakidae.

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J. L. B. Smith

James Leonard Brierley Smith, known as J. L. B. Smith (26 September 1897 – 8 January 1968), was a South African ichthyologist, organic chemist and university professor.

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Johannes Peter Müller

Johannes Peter Müller (14 July 1801 – 28 April 1858) was a German physiologist, comparative anatomist, ichthyologist, and herpetologist, known not only for his discoveries but also for his ability to synthesize knowledge.

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John Edward Gray

John Edward Gray, FRS (12 February 1800 – 7 March 1875) was a British zoologist.

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Leonard Compagno

Leonard Joseph Victor Compagno is an international authority on shark taxonomy and the author of many scientific papers and books on the subject, best known of which is his 1984 catalogue of shark species produced for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

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Leopard shark

The leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) is a species of houndshark, in the family Triakidae.

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List of sharks

Sharks belong to the superorder Selachimorpha in the subclass Elasmobranchii, in the class Chondrichthyes.

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Nictitating membrane

The nictitating membrane (from Latin nictare, to blink) is a transparent or translucent third eyelid present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye from the medial canthus for protection and to moisten it while maintaining vision.

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Sailback houndshark

The sailback houndshark (Gogolia filewoodi) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Gogolia.

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School shark

The school shark (Galeorhinus galeus) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Galeorhinus. Common names also include tope shark, snapper shark, and soupfin shark. It is found worldwide in temperate seas at depths down to about. It can grow to nearly long. It feeds both in midwater and near the seabed, and its reproduction is ovoviviparous. This shark is caught in fisheries for its flesh, its fins, and its liver, which has a very high vitamin A content. The IUCN has classified this species as "vulnerable" in its Red List of Threatened Species.

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Smooth-hound

Mustelus also known as the smooth-hounds is a genus of sharks in the family Triakidae.

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Stewart Springer

Stewart Springer (5 June 190623 August 1991) was an American ichthyologist and herpetologist.

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Triakis

Triakis is a genus of houndsharks in the family Triakidae.

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Whiskery shark

The whiskery shark (Furgaleus macki) is a species of houndshark, belonging to the family Triakidae, and the only member of its genus.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houndshark

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