Hemiscyllium strahani


Hooded carpetshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Hemiscylliidae

Reference of the original description
WHITLEY, G.P. (1967)
Sharks of the Australasian region. Australian Zoologist, 14 (2): 173–188, 2 figs, pl. 4

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Hemiscyllium strahani
Holotype: AMS: IB.7938;

Description :

Citation: Hemiscyllium strahani WHITLEY, 1967: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2019

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Hemiscyllium strahani WHITLEY, 1967, © Randall, J.E., www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Bamboa capuchona, fra \(T\) Requin-chabot moine, eng Hooded carpet shark, eng Hooded carpetshark, eng Hooded epaulette

Short Description
Caudal fin with a pronounced subterminal notch but without a ventral lobe [16823]. Head and snout with an abrupt black hood; body with conspicuous large white spots [16823].

Western Central Pacific: Irian Jaya (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
75.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518])

reef-associated; marine; depth range 3 - 18 m [531], usually 3 - 13 m [531]

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