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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Parascylliidae Collared carpet sharks

Genus: Parascyllium

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 87 cm TL
Parascyllium collare Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888

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Parascyllium collare
[Collared carpetshark]
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 42.1 cm TL

 
Parascyllium elongatum
[Elongate carpet shark]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Parascyllium ferrugineum McCulloch, 1911

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Parascyllium ferrugineum
[Rusty carpetshark]
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 78.1 cm TL

 
Parascyllium sparsimaculatum
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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Parascyllium variolatum (Duméril, 1853)

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Parascyllium variolatum
[Necklace carpetshark]
5 Species of Family Parascylliidae with Genus Parascyllium
(Collared carpet sharks)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1888 Parascyllium collare Collared carpetshark Southwest Pacific 87 TL
2008 Parascyllium elongatum Elongate carpet shark Eastern Indian Ocean 42.1 TL
1911 Parascyllium ferrugineum Rusty carpetshark Eastern Indian Ocean 80 TL
2002 Parascyllium sparsimaculatum Eastern Indian Ocean 78.1 TL
1853 Parascyllium variolatum Necklace carpetshark Eastern Indian Ocean 91 TL



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