Cirrhoscyllium japonicum

KAMOHARA, 1943


Saddle carpetshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Parascylliidae

Reference of the original description
KAMOHARA, T. (1943)
Some unrecorded and two new fishes from Prov. Tosa, Japan. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan, 13 (17): 125–137

Types
Cirrhoscyllium japonicum
Neotype: BSKU: 3656


Description :


Citation: Cirrhoscyllium japonicum KAMOHARA, 1943: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Cirrhoscyllium japonicum KAMOHARA, 1943, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Alfombrera japonesa, fra \(T\) Requin carpette chat, fra \(T\) Requin-carpette chat, eng Saddle carpetshark, eng Saddled carpet shark

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: Japan. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
48.5 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518]); 49 cm TL (female)

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 250 - 290 m [531]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1471;