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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870)

Cestracion galeatus Günther, 1870, Cat.Fish.British Mus., 8:416.

Synonymy: None.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Molochophrys galeatus (Günther, 1870).

FAO Names:
Crested bullhead shark [English]
Requin dormeur à crête [French]
Dormilón carenado [Spanish]
HET Het 3 [FAO Code]

Crested bullhead shark (Heterodontus galeatus)