Chiloscyllium burmensis

DINGERKUS & DE FINO, 1983


Burmese bamboo shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae

Reference of the original description
DINGERKUS, G. & DE FINO, T.C. (1983)
A revision of the orectolobiform shark family Hemiscyllidae (Chondrichthyes, Selachii). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 176 (1): 1–93, figs 1–93

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Types
Chiloscyllium burmensis
Holotype: USNM: 202672;


Description :


Citation: Chiloscyllium burmensis DINGERKUS & DE FINO, 1983: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Common names
spa Bamboa birmana, fra \(T\) Requin-chabot birman, eng Burmese bamboo shark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: off Rangoon, Burma [=Myanmar].

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
57.5 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1172])

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 29 - 33 m [1172]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1376;