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Hemitriakis falcata
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Hemitriakis falcata

Compagno & Stevens

Hemitriakis falcata was originally described as Hemitriakis falcata by Compagno & Stevens in 1993. It belongs to the family Triakidae. It is commonly known as Sicklefin houndshark. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia: Western Australia.
Species   falcata
AuthorWI   Compagno [L. J. V.] & Stevens [J. D.]
AuthorNI   Compagno & Stevens
Qualification   ---
Year   1993
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Triakidae
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Genus   Hemitriakis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Triakidae
Genus   Hemitriakis
Original Name   Hemitriakis        
Taxon Name   falcata
Original Combination   Hemitriakis falcata
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hemitriakis falcata
OriginalSubGenus   Hemitriakis
Original Author   Compagno & Stevens
Original AuthorWI   Compagno [L. J. V.] & Stevens [J. D.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1993
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Outer continental shelf, Western Australia, 16°54'S, 120°50'E, depth 150 meters.
Types   Paratypes: CSIRO CA 4056 (1), H 977-01 (1), H 1035-16 (1), H 1035-17 (1), H 1035-18 (1), H 1036-26 (1), H 1036-27 (1), H 1094-01 (1); WAM P.26274-007 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore et al. 2008:4 [ref. 30117].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   WAM P.26271-001
Journal   Rec. Aust. Mus.
Citation   v. 45 (no. 2)
Page   198
Illustrations   Figs. 1-5, 6A, C, E

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hemitriakis falcata
Current Species   falcata
Current Genus Hemitriakis
Current AuthorWI Compagno [L. J. V.] & Stevens [J. D.]
Current AuthorNI   Compagno & Stevens
Current Year   1993
Current Family Triakidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 150 to 150 meters.
Distribution Australia: Western Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Hemitriakis falcata  Compagno & Stevens 1993. Triakidae: Galeorhininae.
Name History   • Valid as Hemitriakis falcata  Compagno & Stevens 1933 -- (Compagno 1999:481 [ref. 25589], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Takahashi & Nakaya 2004:254 [ref. 28004], Hoese et al. 2006:91 [ref. 28999], White et al. 2009:56 [ref. 30195]).

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abdita Hemitriakis abdita Compagno [L. J. V.] & Stevens [J. D.] 1993Valid
complicofasciata Hemitriakis complicofasciata Takahashi [M.] & Nakaya [K.] 2004Valid
indroyonoi Hemitriakis indroyonoi White [W. T.], Compagno [L. J. V.] & Dharmadi [no initials] 2009Valid
japanica Hemitriakis japanica (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839)Valid
leucoperiptera Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1923Valid
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