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Sharpnose Sevengill Shark
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Heptranchias perlo
Family Name:
Hexanchidae
Size:
4.6 feet
Color:
brownish grey to olive on the dorsal surface, paling to a lighter ventral surface.
Diet:
marine invertebrates including shrimp, crabs, lobsters, squid and cuttlefish as well as small bony fish, such as hake, and small sharks and rays.
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Sharpnose Sevengill Shark

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Sharpnose Sevengill Shark Description
  The sharpnose sevengill has seven gill slits, large, green eyes, and narrow, pointed head, and a single dorsal fin. It is brownish gray on the back and sides. It is slightly paler on the belly. The dorsal and upper caudal lobe of smaller individuals are black tipped, but these fade in the adults. The pectorals, dorsal and upper caudal fins have thin white margins.  
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