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Sailback houndshark

Sailback houndshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Gogolia
Compagno, 1973
Species: G. filewoodi
Binomial name
Gogolia filewoodi
Compagno, 1973

The sailback houndshark, Gogolia filewoodi, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, and the only member of the genus Gogolia. It is found in the deep waters of continental shelf off northern Papua New Guinea. Only one specimen has been found, at a depth of 73 m. It measured 74  cm in length. The reproduction of this shark is ovoviviparous.

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Gogolia filewoodi in FishBase. July 2006 version.
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