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Beebe, W. and J. Tee-Van, 1941. Eastern Pacific expeditions of the New York Zoological Society. 25. Fishes from the tropical eastern Pacific. Part 2. Sharks. Zoologica, N.Y., 26(2):93-122

Smith, B.G., 1942. The Heterodontid sharks: their natural history and the external development of Heterodontus japonicus based on notes and drawings by Bashford Dean. In Bashford Dean memorial volume,archaic fishes. New York, American Museum of Natural History, pp 649-770

Roedel, P.M. and W.E. Ripley, 1950. California sharks and rays. Fish Bull.Calif.Dep.Fish Game, (75):88 p.

Limbaugh, C., 1963. Field notes on sharks. In Sharks and survival, edited by P.W. Gilbert. Boston, Heath andCompany, pp. 63-94

Nelson, D.R. and R.H. Johnson, 1970. Diel activity rhythms in the nocturnal, bottom-dwelling sharks, Heterodontus francisci and Cephaloscyllium ventriosum. Copeia, 1970:732-9

Miller, D.J. and R.N. Lea, 1972. Guide to the coastal marine fishes of California. Fish.Bull.Calif.Dep.Fish Game, (157):235 p.

Taylor, L.R., Jr., 1972. Apristurus kampae, a new species of Scyliorhinid shark from the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Copeia, 1972(1):71-8

Feder, H.M., C.H. Turner and C. Limbaugh, 1974. Observations on fishes associated with kelp beds in Southern California. Fish Bull.Calif.Dep.Fish Game, (160):144 p.

Chirichigno F., N., 1980. Clav e para identificar los peces marinos del Peru. Inf.Inst. Mar Peru, (44):387 p. (Rev.)

Compagno, L.J.V., 1983. Sharks, rays and chimaeras. In A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America, edited by W.N. Eschmeyer, E.S. Herald and H. Hamman. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., pp. 13-59

Horn shark (Heterodontus francisci)