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Broadnose Sevengill Shark
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Notorynchus Cepedianus
Family Name:
Hexanchidae
Size:
Up to 10 feet
Weight:
236 pounts
Color:
The upper side is silver-gray to brownish.
Life Span:
About 50 years
Diet:
fish (including other sharks, rays, and bony fish), seals, and scavenged prey (including fish caught in gill nets and human corpses).
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Broadnose Sevengill Shark

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Broadnose Sevengill Shark Description
  The Broadnose Sevengill shark is a is a primitive and rare shark that has seven gills on each side of the face (most sharks have five). This unusual shark also has a single (and small) dorsal fin towards the rear of the body. This aggressive shark has small eyes and a wide head.  
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