Hemitriakis is a genus of houndshark in the family
Family (biology)
In biological classification, family is* a taxonomic rank. Other well-known ranks are life, domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, and species, with family fitting between order and genus. As for the other well-known ranks, there is the option of an immediately lower rank, indicated by the...



  • Hemitriakis abdita Compagno & Stevens, 1993 (Deepwater sicklefin houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis complicofasciata Takahashi & Nakaya, 2004 (Ocellate topeshark)
  • Hemitriakis falcata Compagno & Stevens, 1993 (Sicklefin houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis indroyonoi
    Hemitriakis indroyonoi
    Hemitriakis indroyonoi, known commonly as the Indonesian Houndshark in Indonesia, is a species of houndshark in the genus Hemitriakis. It is a tropical houndshark, known from the eastern Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, in the Indian Ocean. It was described by William T. White, Leonard J.V....

    W. T. White, Compagno & Dharmadi, 2009 (Indonesian houndshark)
  • Hemitriakis japanica (J. P. Müller
    Johannes Peter Müller
    Johannes Peter Müller , was a German physiologist, comparative anatomist, and ichthyologist not only known for his discoveries but also for his ability to synthesize knowledge.-Early years and education:...

     & Henle
    Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle
    Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle was a German physician, pathologist and anatomist. He is credited with the discovery of the loop of Henle in the kidney. His essay "On Miasma and Contagia" was an early argument for the germ theory of disease...

    , 1839)
    (Japanese topeshark)
  • Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Herre
    Albert William Herre
    Albert William Christian Theodore Herre was an American ichthyologist and lichenologist.Herre was born in 1868 in Toledo, Ohio....

    , 1923
    (Whitefin topeshark)
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