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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Orectolobiformes (order)  »  Hemiscylliidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 013014 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Hemiscyllium ocellatum   (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 13 Hemiscylliidae (Longtail Carpetsharks) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Epaulette Shark
Common Names List: epaulette shark
Organism Type: a longtail carpet shark
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 013904     Hemiscyllium spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-15.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 10 m.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 1973
View at FoA
ITIS 159936
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-02-14
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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