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Family: Heterodontidae Bullhead, horn, or Port Jackson sharks

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Heterodontus francisci (Girard, 1855)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
Heterodontus francisci
[Horn shark]

Western Pacific
Max. Length 152 cm TL
Heterodontus galeatus (Günther, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Atkinson, W.
Heterodontus galeatus
[Crested hornshark]

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Heterodontus japonicus Miklouho-Maclay & Macleay, 1884

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
Heterodontus japonicus
[Japanese bullhead shark]