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Spotted Houndshark

Triakis maculata Kner & Steindachner 1867

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Triakis maculata (Spotted Houndshark) is a species of modern sharks in the family hound sharks. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN. Individuals can grow to 180 cm. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Spotted Houndshark. View this species on GBIF