Spotted houndshark (Triakis maculata)

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Spotted houndshark fact file

Spotted houndshark description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderCarcharhiniformes
FamilyTriakidae
GenusTriakis (1)

Information on the spotted houndshark is currently being written and researched and will appear here shortly.

French
Virli Tacheté.
Spanish
Tollo Manchado.
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Spotted houndshark status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Spotted houndshark specimen  
Spotted houndshark specimen

© Philippe Béarez

Philippe Béarez
Chargé de Recherche au CNRS
Muséum national d'histoire naturelle
Département "Écologie et gestion de la biodiversité"
USM 303/UMR 7209, "Archéozoologie, archéobotanique : sociétés,
pratiques et environnements"
Case postale 56
55 rue Buffon
Paris cedex 05
F-75231
France
Tel: +33 (0) 1 40 79 37 36
Fax: +33 (0) 1 40 79 33 14
bearez@mnhn.fr
http://www2.mnhn.fr/archeozoo-archeobota/

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