Gogolia filewoodi

Compagno, 1973

Sailback houndshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Triakidae

Reference of the original description
Compagno, L.J.V. (1973)
Gogolia filewoodi, a new genus and species of shark from New Guinea (Carcharhiniformes: Triakidae) with a redefinition of the family Triakidae and a key to triakid genera. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Series 4), 39(19), 383–410

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Gogolia filewoodi
Holotype: AMS: I.16858-001; Paratype: CAS: 27588 (not found); KFRS: E414;

Description :

Citation: Gogolia filewoodi Compagno, 1973: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Gogolia filewoodi Compagno, 1973, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Cazón velero, fra \(T\) Requin-hâ voile, eng Sailback hound shark, eng Sailback houndshark

Western Central Pacific: northern New Guinea.

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: high; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733], with 2 young in a litter [517]. Size at birth about 22 cm [517].

Size / Weight / Age
74 cm TL (female)

demersal; marine; depth range 73 - 73 m [544]

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