The leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) is a species of houndshark, in the family
Triakidae. It is found along the Pacific coast of North America, from the U.S. ...
Triakis semifasciata. This long, slim shark likes the sandy bottoms of bays or
estuaries in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It has a broad, short snout, triangular fins,
The Leopard Shark is small and pretty much harmless to humans. It can be
spooked easily so many divers and snorkelers have a tough time catching a
Additionally, the fry of various fish species (i.e. herring, topsmelt, jacksmelt, and
midshipmen) are avidly consumed by the leopard shark.
The leopard shark is slender and elongated. It's gray or brown with black saddles
across its back and black blotches along the length of its body. Like many ...
Find out what's known about Leopard Sharks, Triakis semifasciata,
Elasmobranchii, Carcharhiniformes, Triakidae, including their world range and
Range Description: This is one of the most common nearshore sharks along the
west coast of North America (Ebert 2003). In U.S. waters, the leopard shark is ...
The leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) is named for its striking patterning,
consisting of dark saddles and splotches on the fins and upper body, set against
Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species
known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655.
The leopard shark is an immediately recognisable, stunningly attractive species,
which derives its common name from its distinctive markings of dark brown ...