Sharpnose Sevengill Shark

Heptranchias perlo
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Heptranchias perlo
Other names One-finned Shark, Perlon Shark, Sharpsnout Sevengill Shark, Slender Sevengill Shark
Size Up to 1.4 m (4.59 ft)
Weight Over 30 kg (66 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to deep ocean waters through out the water column but generally on or near the bottom
Depth Range 0 - 1000 m (3,280 ft)
Sharpnose Sevengill Shark Distribution