Eucrossorhinus dasypogon

(BLEEKER, 1867)


Tasselled wobbegong
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Orectolobidae

Reference of the original description
BLEEKER, P. (1867)
Description et figure d'une espèce inédite de Crossorhinus de l'archipel des Moluques. Archives néerlandaises des sciences exactes et naturelles, Series 1, 2: 400, Pl. 21

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Crossorhinus dasypogon, Eucrossorhinus ogilbyi, Orectolobus dasypogon, Orectolobus ogilbyi

Types
Eucrossorhinus dasypogon
Syntype: BMNH: 1867.11.28.209 RMNH: 7411 Waigiu RMNH: 5118 Aru
Orectolobus ogilbyi
Syntype: AMS: I.5405;


Description :


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Eucrossorhinus dasypogon (BLEEKER, 1867), © Rahmat Al Falah, Indonesia
Common names
spa Tapicero barbudo, fra \(T\) Requin tapis barbu, fra \(T\) Requin-tapis barbu, eng Bearded wobbegong, eng Ogilbys wobbegong, eng Tasseled wobbegong, eng Tasselled wobbegong, eng Tassled wobbegong

Short Description
Body with a reticular pattern of narrow dark lines [544]. Caudal fin with its upper lobe hardly elevated above the body axis, with a strong terminal lobe and subterminal notch but no ventral lobe [544].

Distribution
Western Pacific: eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and northern Australia (including Barrow Island, Western Australia). Questionable occurrence in Malaysia. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. A little-known shark found on the continental shelf and offshore reefs. Probably feeds on bottom fishes and invertebrates.

Size / Weight / Age
125 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1388])

Habitat
reef-associated; marine; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref. 9710)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=2198;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda