Parascyllium collare

Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888


Collared carpetshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Parascylliidae

Reference of the original description
Ramsay, E.P. & Ogilby, J.D. (1888)
Description of two new Australian fishes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, ser. 2, 3, 1310–1312

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Types
Parascyllium collare
Holotype: AMS: I.1874; AMS: I.1874.001;


Description :


Citation: Parascyllium collare Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2022

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Parascyllium collare RAMSAY & OGILBY, 1888, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Alfombrera collareja, fra \(T\) Requin carpette à collarette, fra \(T\) Requin-carpette à collarette, eng Collar carpetshark, eng Collared carpet shark, eng Collared carpetshark, eng Collared catshark

Short Description
Gill region with a prominent dark brownish collar [544]. Caudal fin with its upper lobe not elevated above the body axis, with a strong terminal lobe and subterminal notch but no ventral lobe [544].

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

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

Size / Weight / Age
85.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518]); 87 cm TL (female)

Habitat
reef-associated; marine; depth range 20 - 160 m [544], usually 55 - 128 m [518]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4703;