The horn shark (Heterodontus francisci) is a species of bullhead shark, in the
family Heterodontidae. It is endemic to the coastal waters off the western coast of
The horn shark is a small species of shark, natively found in the coastal waters of
north-west North America. The horn shark is named for the broad, flattened ...
Biological profile of Heterodontus francisci with photographs and information on
its taxonomy, distribution, distinctive features, reproduction, interaction with ...
Find out what's known about Horn Sharks, Heterodontus francisci,
Elasmobranchii, Heterodontiformes, Heterodontidae, including their world range
and habitats, ...
English, –, Horn Shark, Bullhead Shark, Horned Shark, California Horn Shark,
Port ... Horn sharks have a small home range and exhibit long term site fidelity.
Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Heterodontiformes (Bullhead and horn
sharks) > Heterodontidae (Bullhead, horn, or Port Jackson sharks) Etymology: ...
The horn shark gets its name from the short venomous “horn” in front of each of
its dorsal fins, which it uses for protection. The horn shark is typically a brownish ...
Apr 2, 2015 ... About 43 percent of sharks and rays—including skates, most cat sharks, and the
nine species of horn shark—lay eggs rather than give birth to ...
Horn shark is small species of shark that belongs to the bullhead shark family. It
can be found in the warm coastal waters of north-east Pacific, usually near the ...
California horn shark images and information about Heterodontus fransisci.