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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae Houndsharks
Subfamily: Galeorhininae
Genus: Hemitriakis

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Western Central Pacific

Hemitriakis abdita Compagno & Stevens, 1993

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Hemitriakis abdita
[Deepwater sicklefin hound shark]
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Max. Length 88 cm TL

 
Hemitriakis complicofasciata
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Hemitriakis falcata
[Sicklefin hound shark]
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Max. Length 120 cm TL

 
Hemitriakis indroyonoi
[Indonesian Houndshark]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Hemitriakis japanica (Müller & Henle, 1839)

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Hemitriakis japanica
[Japanese topeshark]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 96 cm TL
Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Herre, 1923

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Hemitriakis leucoperiptera
[Whitefin topeshark]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemitriakis abdita Deepwater sicklefin hound shark Western Central Pacific 1993
Hemitriakis complicofasciata Northwest Pacific 88 TL 2004
Hemitriakis falcata Sicklefin hound shark Eastern Indian Ocean 1993
Hemitriakis indroyonoi Indonesian Houndshark Indian Ocean 120 TL 2009
Hemitriakis japanica Japanese topeshark Northwest Pacific 120 TL 1839
Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Whitefin topeshark Western Central Pacific 96 TL 1923



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