The bigeyed sixgill shark (Hexanchus nakamurai) is a cow shark of the family
Hexanchidae. Its dorsal surface has a brownish-gray color, and is sharply ...
The English language common name referring to this shark is bigeye sixgill shark
in reference to its large eyes and six gill slits. Other common names include ...
Taxonomic Notes: The species has often been misidentified as the larger
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark, H. griseus leading to confusion and poor knowledge of
Wide-ranging, patchily distributed species, in warm temperate and tropical seas (
Ref. 94780). Western Central Atlantic: Mexico (Ref. 13186), off Bahamas ...
Find out what's known about Bigeyed Sixgill Sharks, Hexanchus nakamurai,
Elasmobranchii, Hexanchiformes, Hexanchidae, including their world range and
The Bluntnose Sixgill Shark, also called the Hexanchus griseus, is an extremely
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Common Names: Bigeye sixgill shark, Sixgill shark, bigeyed sixgill, cow shark.
Latin Name: Hexanchus nakamurai. Family: Hexanchidae. Identification: Six gill ...
The sixgill shark, or Hexanchus griseus, is a common species of deep water
shark. It is also one of the largest sharks that feed on prey other than plankton.
Until very recently, it was widely believed that the Bluntnose Sixgill Shark ..... the
latter is therefore the correct scientific name to use for the bigeye Sixgill Shark.
Bigeye Sixgill Shark, Requin Vache (Fr), Cańabota Ojigrande (Es). Hexanchus
vitulus (Springer & Waller, 1969), Hexanchus griseus nakamurai (Teng, 1962).