WoRMS taxon details

Hemiscylliidae Gill, 1862

148831  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148831)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Tropical western Pacific from Madagascar in the west to Japan, the Philippines and the Australian region in the East. Two...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Hemiscylliidae Gill, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148831 on 2021-10-24
Date
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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. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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 Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2021). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2021., 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). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   
From other sources
Description 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 walking sharkslongtailed carpet sharksbamboo sharks  [details]
French requins-chabot  [details]
Japanese テンジクザメ科  [details]
Spanish bamboas  [details]
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