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Flapnose Houndshark
Scylliogaleus quecketti 658
Information
Range South Africa, in the Western Indian Ocean between latitudes 27° S and 33° S.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Squaliformes
Family Triakidae
Genus Scylliogaleus
Species S. quecketti
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Flapnose houndshark, (Scylliogaleus quecketti), is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, the only member of the genus Scylliogaleus, found from subtropical South Africa, in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 27° S and 33° S.

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