Triakis acutipinna Kato, 1968
Sharpfin houndshark
Triakis acutipinna
photo by FAO

Family:  Triakidae (Houndsharks), subfamily: Triakinae
Max. size:  90 cm TL (male/unsexed); 102 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: known only from Ecuador.
Biology:  Known only from two specimens. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 (B1ab(v); C2a(ii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 02.02.04
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 08.06.95

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