Bluntnose sixgill shark

Bluntnose sixgill shark




Scientific name Hexanchus griseus
Family Hexanchidae
FAO code SBL

General characteristics of the species

Cartilaginous fish. With six gill openings on each side of the head. Short, rounded head. A dorsal and an anal fin. Young specimens are light gray in color and adults are brown. They have a clear longitudinal line, from the head to almost the end of the caudal fin. It can reach a total length of up to about 5 m.


Other information
Main fishing gear Lines and hooks (hand lines and longlines).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes / pallets. Cool, on ice.