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Heterodontus francisci Horn shark


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lexID:
923 
Scientific:
Heterodontus francisci 
German:
Kalifornischer Stierkopfhai 
English:
Horn shark 
Category:
Sharks 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Heterodontiformes (Order) > Heterodontidae (Family) > Heterodontus (Genus) > francisci (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Girard, ), 1855 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California 
Sea depth:
2 - 152 Meter 
Size:
up to 48.03" (122 cm) 
Temperature:
60.8 °F - 68 °F (16°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Crabs, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Sepia, Shrimps 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-24 11:52:34 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Heterodontus francisci are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Heterodontus francisci, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Heterodontus francisci, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

(Girard, 1855)

Synonyms:
Cestracion francisci Girard, 1855
Heterodontis francisci (Girard, 1855)
Heterodontis francisi (Girard, 1855)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Carangidae (Family) > Selene (Genus) > Selene vomer (Species)


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