WoRMS taxon details

Cephaloscyllium sufflans (Regan, 1921)

217637  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217637)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Inhabits areas with sandy and muddy substrate. Feeds on crustaceans, cephalopods, fish, sharks, and rays (Ref. 5213). Can...  
Description Inhabits areas with sandy and muddy substrate. Feeds on crustaceans, cephalopods, fish, sharks, and rays (Ref. 5213). Can expand with air when disturbed. Oviparous, laying one egg-case per oviduct. Often taken by commercial bottom trawlers but of no use to fisheries at present. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Cephaloscyllium sufflans (Regan, 1921). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217637 on 2020-11-29
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Inhabits areas with sandy and muddy substrate. Feeds on crustaceans, cephalopods, fish, sharks, and rays (Ref. 5213). Can expand with air when disturbed. Oviparous, laying one egg-case per oviduct. Often taken by commercial bottom trawlers but of no use to fisheries at present. [details]
LanguageName 
English balloon shark  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Cephaloscyllium sufflans RAD110287 and RAD110288 Envelope)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Cephaloscyllium sufflans RAD110288-001)
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