Species Details

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Chaenogaleus macrostoma

Hooktooth Shark Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Chaenogaleus macrostoma
Family : Hemigaleidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Continental shelves,insular shelves
Description : Hooktooth Shark is a small,slender bodied shark.Snout angular,moderately long.Eyes large.Body Dark brown and fins grey in colour.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Rezvani, S. Gilkolaei ([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se