Parascyllium ferrugineum

MCCULLOCH, 1911


Rusty carpetshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Orectolobiformes Parascylliidae

Reference of the original description
MCCULLOCH, A.R. (1911)
Report on some fishes obtained by the F.I.S. ENDEAVOUR on the coasts of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South and southwestern Australia. Part I. Biological Results Endeavour, 1 (1): 1–87, figs 1–20, pls 1–16

Images of the original description (synonym)
Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Parascyllium ferrigineum, Parascyllium multimaculatum, Parascyllium (Neoparascyllium) multimaculatum

Types
Parascyllium ferrugineum
Holotype: AMS: E.4604;
Parascyllium multimaculatum
Holotype: QVM: 1993.5.0002 (old: HT983);


Description :


Citation: Parascyllium ferrugineum MCCULLOCH, 1911: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
spa Alfombrera mohosa, fra \(T\) Requin carpette roux, eng Rusty carpet shark, eng Rusty carpetshark, eng Rusty catshark, eng Rusty shark, eng Spotted shark, eng Tasmanian carpet shark, eng Tasmanian spotted cat shark, eng Tasmanian spotted shark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Found on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

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

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 5 - 150 m [1388]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=4705;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda