Hemiscyllium freycineti

(QUOY & GAIMARD, 1824)

Indonesian speckled carpetshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae

Reference of the original description
QUOY, J.R.C. & GAIMARD, J.P. (1824)
Description des Poissons. Chapître IX. In: Freycinet, L. de, Voyage autour du Monde...exécuté sur les corvettes de L. M. "L'Uranie" et "La Physicienne," pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820. Paris. Description des Poissons. Description des Poissons. Chapter IX.: 192–401 [1–328 in 1824; 329–616 in 1825], Atlas pls. 43–65

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Chiloscyllium freycineti, Chiloscyllium malaianum, Scyllium freycineti, Scyllium malaisianum, Scyllium malaisianus

Hemiscyllium freycineti
Lectotype: MNHN: A-7792 Paralectotype: MNHN: B-2962 (old: MNHN A-7792);
Scyllium malaisianum
Lectotype: MNHN: A-7767 Paralectotype: MNHN: A-7792 MNHN: B-2962 (old: MNHN A-7792)

Description :

Citation: Hemiscyllium freycineti (QUOY & GAIMARD, 1824): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2019

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Common names
spa Bamboa jaspeada, fra \(T\) Requin-chabot grivelé, eng Freycinet"s shark, eng Indonesia speckled carpetshark, eng Indonesian speckled carpetshark

Short Description
Caudal fin with a pronounced subterminal notch but without a ventral lobe [16823]. Black spot behind gills small, not in the form of a conspicuous ocellus [16823].

Western Central Pacific: Irian Jaya, Waigeo (Indonesia) and Papua New Guinea. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: not marketed/unknown; price reliability:

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

Size / Weight / Age
46.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518])

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 54463)

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