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Sharpfin Houndshark
Sharpfin-houndshark-specimen
Information
Range Ecuador
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Squaliformes
Family Triakidae
Genus Triakis
Species T. acutipinna
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Sharpfin houndshark, (Triakis acutipinna), is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. Only two specimens have been found, both in the coastal waters of Ecuador, the longest being 1.02 metres.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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