Parascyllium collare


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

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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,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Parascyllium collare RAMSAY & OGILBY, 1888, © FAO,
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].

Southwest Pacific: endemic to Australia. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

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)

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

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