Broadnose Sevengill Shark


Seven-gill shark (NMFS photo)

From British Columbia south to the Gulf of California, Mexico, but most common off central California; deeper off southern California (Eschmeyer et al. 1983). Taken incidentally in driftnet and trawl fisheries; also sought after by anglers in central and northern California (Ebert 1989.

Last modified: 12/24/2014