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Notorynchus cepedianus
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Notorynchus cepedianus

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Notorynchus cepedianus

Notorynchus
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Notorynchus
Kinds
español

Overview
Main identification features
  • head short, wide;eye small
  • 1 dorsal fin near c
  • black spots
  • gill slits: 7 slits, before pectoral
NOTORYNCHUS

SEVENGILL SHARKS

Seven large gill slits, none over pectoral base; head and snout wide, rounded; eyes small; one dorsal fin, at rear of body near tail; tail asymmetrical, with small lower lobe.

The single species in this genus occurs in subtropical and temperate parts of the 3 oceans, and enters the fringes of our area.


References
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  • Compagno, L.J.V., 1984., Sharks of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of sharks species known to date. Part 1. Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Species Catalogue., FAO Fish. Synop. No 125, 4(1):1-249.
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  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Love, M.S., Mecklenburg, C.W., Mecklenburg, T.A., Thorsteinson, L.K., 2005., es of the West Coast and Alaska: a checklist of North Pacific and Artic Ocena species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon border., U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 288pp.
  • Perón, F., 1807., Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes, exécuté par ordre de sa majesté l'Empereur et Roi, sur les Corvettes la Géographe, la Naturaliste et la Goulette le Casuarina, pendant les années 1800, 1801, 1803 et 1804. Paris., Voyage Terres Australes, 1:1-496.

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