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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscylliidae Gill, 1862 
AphiaID: 148831

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOrectolobiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscylliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscyllium Müller & Henle, 1838
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOrectolobiformes
Sources  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbamboas  [details]
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taxa (4)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiloscyllium Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscyllium Müller & Henle, 1838

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilosycylum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiloscyllium Müller & Henle, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChyloscyllium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiloscyllium Müller & Henle, 1837
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148831
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-29 13:34:27Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-03-01 14:35:05Z  changed  Dewitte, Elien
2013-09-03 23:41:58Z  checked  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Hemiscylliidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148831 on 2014-12-28
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