Gallery description : horn shark

The life span is 12 - 25 years. Horn Shark inhabits warm continental shelves. It has a smooth skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Horn Shark which methodical name is heterodontus francisci is 70cm - 120cm (27.5in - 47in).

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Facts about horn sharks
NameHorn Shark
OriginNorth pacific
KingdomAnimalia
Size (L)70cm - 120cm (27.5in - 47in)
Optimum pH Level7 - 8
Water TypeSalt
Life Span12 - 25 years
PredatorsLarge fish, sharks, humans
OrderHeterodontiformes
Average Litter Size20
DietCarnivore
Common NameHorn shark
Skin TypeSmooth
PhylumChordata
FamilyHeterodontidae
ClassChondrichthyes
Main PreyMolluscs, sea urchins, fish
HabitatWarm continental shelves
ColourGrey, brown, black, yellow
Distinctive FeaturesShort head with high ridges above the eyes
Conservation StatusData deficient
Scientific NameHeterodontus francisci
GenusHeterodontus
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Description Horn shark. Horn shark catch and release hand fishing - Orange County southern ...
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