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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hexanchus nakamurai Teng, 1962

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hexanchus nakamurai Teng, 1962


Hexanchus vitulus Springer & Waller, 1969, Bull. mar. Sci. Guy Caribb., 19 (1): 159-167, fig. 1-4 (near Bimini, Bahamas). Holotype: USNM no. 200674; paratype, USNM no 200675 (same locality).

Common names:

Bigeyed six-gill shark [En]
Requin vache [Fr]

Bigeyed six-gill shark (Hexanchus nakamurai)