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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Hexanchiformes
Family: Chlamydoselachidae Frilled sharks

Genus: Chlamydoselachus

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Southeastern Atlantic
Max. Length 117 cm TL
Chlamydoselachus africana Ebert & Compagno, 2009

Photo by Photo by Ebert, D.A.
 
Chlamydoselachus africana
[African frilled shark]



Wide-ranging but with pat
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Chlamydoselachus anguineus Garman, 1884

Photo by Photo by JAMARC
 
Chlamydoselachus anguineus
[Frilled shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chlamydoselachus africana African frilled shark Southeastern Atlantic 117 TL 2009
Chlamydoselachus anguineus Frilled shark Wide-ranging but with pat 200 TL 1884



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