Hexanchidae - Sixgill Sharks

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the hexanchid fishes on the site.

Head of the Broadnose Shark

Stuart Humphries © Australian Museum

Heptranchias perlo Sharpnose Sevengill Shark
Hexanchus sp. Sixgill Shark
Hexanchus griseus Bluntnose Sixgill Shark
Hexanchus nakamurai Bigeye Sixgill Shark
Notorynchus cepedianus Broadnose Shark


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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