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Species profile—Hemiscyllium ocellatum (epaulette shark)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes) → HemiscylliidaeHemiscyllium ocellatum (epaulette shark)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes)
Family
Hemiscylliidae
Scientific name
Hemiscyllium ocellatum (Bonnaterre, 1788)
Common name
epaulette shark
WildNet taxon ID
22526
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=22526

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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