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FAO Names
En - Mexican hornshark, Fr - Requin dormeur buffle, Sp - Dormilón búfalo.
3Alpha Code: HEM     Taxonomic Code: 1040100104
Scientific Name with Original Description
Heterodontus mexicanus  Taylor and Castro-Aguirre, 1972, An. Esc. Nac. Cienc. Biol. México, 19: 125, figs 1-5, 8-9. Holotype: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, SIO-70-90, 610mmadult female, Cerro Colorado, Sonora, Gulf of California, Mexico.

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Local Names
Widespread : Buffalo hornshark ,  Mexican horn shark .
 
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