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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Heterodontus quoyi (Fréminville, 1840)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Heterodontus quoyi (Freminville, 1840)

Cestracion quoyi Freminville, 1840, Mag.Zool., ser. 2(2):1-3, pl. 3.

Synonymy:
Cestracion pantherinus Valenciennes, 1846 (1855)
Gyropleurodus peruanus Evermann and Radcliffe, 1917

FAO Names:
Galapagos bullhead shark [English]
Requin dormeur bouledogue [French]
Dormilón de Galápagos [Spanish]
HET Het 7 [FAO Code]

Galapagos bullhead shark (Heterodontus quoyi)