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Eucrossorhinus dasypogon  (Bleeker, 1867)

Tasselled wobbegong
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Australia country information

Common names: Bearded wobbegong, Ogilbys wobbegong, Tasselled wobbegong
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Occurs in northern Australia, from Barrow I., Western Australia to Bundaberg, Queensland (Ref. 6871). Also Ref. 247, 2334, 7300, 13577 and 43278.
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Orectolobiformes (Carpet sharks) > Orectolobidae (Carpet or nurse sharks)
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 366 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102); common length : 180 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 50 m (Ref. 106604)

Climate / Range

Deep-water, preferred ?; 1°N - 23°S, 115°E - 155°E

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and northern Australia (including Barrow Island, Western Australia). Questionable occurrence in Malaysia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 0. Body with a reticular pattern of narrow dark lines (Ref. 13577). Caudal fin with its upper lobe hardly elevated above the body axis, with a strong terminal lobe and subterminal notch but no ventral lobe (Ref. 13577).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A little-known shark (Ref. 247) found on the continental shelf and offshore reefs (Ref. 6871). Probably feeds on bottom fishes and invertebrates (Ref. 13577, 43278); also known to eat nocturnal teleost fishes such as squirrelfish and soldierfish (Holocentridae) and sweepers (Pempheridae) (Ref. 43278). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Might bite in self-defense or when mistaking a human foot for its usual prey (Ref. 247). Its tough skin sometimes used for leather (Ref. 13577). The maximum length of 366 cm TL reported for this species is uncertain (Ref. 247, 90102).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 247)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0002 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.0   ±0.60 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Fec assumed to be <100)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Very high vulnerability (86 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown