Bluntnose Sixgill Shark

Hexanchus griseus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Hexanchus griseus
Other names Bull Shark, Cow Shark, Grey Shark, Mud Shark, Sixgill Shark
Size Up to 4.9 m (16 ft)
Weight Over 590 kg (1,300 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper coastal & offshore waters, throughout the water column on the outer continental shelf & slopes
Depth Range 0 - 2,500 m (8,202 ft)
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark Distribution