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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Brachaeluridae Blind sharks

Genus: Brachaelurus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Kyne, P.M.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Brachaelurus colcloughi Ogilby, 1908

Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Brachaelurus colcloughi
[Colclough's shark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 122 cm TL
Brachaelurus waddi (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Brachaelurus waddi
[Blind shark]
2 Species of Family Brachaeluridae with Genus Brachaelurus
(Blind sharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1908 Brachaelurus colcloughi Colclough's shark Southwest Pacific 76 TL
1801 Brachaelurus waddi Blind shark Southwest Pacific 122 TL



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