genus Hexanchus


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Noun1.genus Hexanchus - a genus of Hexanchidaegenus Hexanchus - a genus of Hexanchidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Hexanchidae, Hexanchidae - primitive sharks
cow shark, Hexanchus griseus, six-gilled shark - large primitive shark widely distributed in warm seas
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The bluntnose sixgill shark, Hexanchus griseus, is the only species of the genus Hexanchus recorded in the Mexican Pacific (Compagno, 1984; Fischer et al., 1995).