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Port Jackson Shark

Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Meyer 1793)

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Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Port Jackson Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family bullhead sharks. They are native to Australia and Pacific Ocean. They are nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 165 cm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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EOL has data for 39 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Port Jackson Shark. View this species on GBIF