WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscylliidae Gill, 1862

148831

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accepted
Family
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tropical western Pacific from Madagascar in...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tropical western Pacific from Madagascar in the west to Japan, the Philippines and the Australian region in the East. Two dorsal fins without spines. Anal fin present. Five gillslits. Mouth ventral. Fourth and fith gill opening behind origin of pectoral fin. Small, slender sharks (max 1 m) with nasal grooves, shorth barbels, large spiracles below eyes. Precaudal tail longer than head and body length. Inshore bottom sharks of continental waters. Food probably includes small bottom fishes and invertebrates.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Hemiscylliidae Gill, 1862. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148831 on 2017-11-17

Date
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by
2005-03-29 13:34:27Z
created
2010-03-01 14:35:05Z
changed
2013-09-03 23:41:58Z
checked
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tropical western Pacific from Madagascar in the west to Japan, the Philippines and the Australian region in the East. Two dorsal fins without spines. Anal fin present. Five gillslits. Mouth ventral. Fourth and fith gill opening behind origin of pectoral fin. Small, slender sharks (max 1 m) with nasal grooves, shorth barbels, large spiracles below eyes. Precaudal tail longer than head and body length. Inshore bottom sharks of continental waters. Food probably includes small bottom fishes and invertebrates.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorwalking sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlongtailed carpet sharksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbamboo sharks  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequins-chabot  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorテンジクザメ  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbamboas  [details]