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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontus francisci (Girard, 1855) 
AphiaID: 276694

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontus Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCestracion francisci Girard, 1855 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontis francisci (Girard, 1855) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontis francisi (Girard, 1855) (misspelling)
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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorned sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorn sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia bull-head sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbullhead shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin dormeur cornu  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón puercoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordormilón cornudo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Monterey [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Ecuador
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcuador (doubtful[details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Peru
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPeru (doubtful[details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSan Francisco [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 77 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 87 [details]
Feedingtype  adult: carnivore [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylinodes keratophagus Deets & Benz, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrebius heterodonti Deets & Dojiri, 1989 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (164 nucleotides; 187 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat A common benthic and epibenthic shark, found on the eastern Pacific continental shelf most abundantly at depths from 2 to 11 m but ranging from the intertidal down to at least 150 m. Found on rocky bottoms including reefs, kelp beds, sandy draws between rocks, and on sand flats. On rocks it often occurs in deep crevices and small caves, and ventures far into large underwater caverns [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLength Maximum 122 cm but most adults are below 97 cm.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276694
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  created  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Heterodontus francisci (Girard, 1855). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276694 on 2014-07-30
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