WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Meyer, 1793)

276699  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:276699)

Cestracion philippi (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) · unaccepted (tentative synonym; must be...)  
tentative synonym; must be documented by a referenece
Heterodontus philippi (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Squalus jacksoni Suckow, 1799 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Squalus jacksonii Suckow, 1799 · unaccepted (misspelling)
Squalus philippi Bloch & Schneider, 1801 · unaccepted (new combination)
Squalus portusjacksoni Meyer, 1793 · unaccepted (basionym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Type locality contained in New South Wales  
type locality contained in New South Wales [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2023). FishBase. Heterodontus portusjacksoni (Meyer, 1793). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=276699 on 2023-12-05
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 431-554. [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]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diet feeds primarily on benthic invertebrates, mainly echinoderms. Prey items include sea urchins, starfish, polychaetes, large gastropods, prawns, crabs, barnacles, and small fishes. Occasionally garbage such as bits of mammalian fur, potato and orange peels are taken in by these sharks. [details]

Habitat Acommon littoral, nocturnal bottom shark of the temperate Australian continental shelves and uppermost slopes, ranging from close inshore in the intertidal to at least 275 m. [details]

Length Maximum total length reported as 165 cm, but apparently rare above 137 cm. [details]
English TabbigawPort Jackson sharkpigfishoyster-crusheroyster crusherbullhead sharkbullhead  [details]
French requin dormeur taureau  [details]
Spanish dormilón toro  [details]