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

Genus: Cirrhoscyllium

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Cirrhoscyllium expolitum Smith & Radcliffe, 1913

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Cirrhoscyllium expolitum
[Barbelthroat carpetshark]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Cirrhoscyllium formosanum Teng, 1959

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Cirrhoscyllium formosanum
[Taiwan saddled carpetshark]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Cirrhoscyllium japonicum Kamohara, 1943

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Cirrhoscyllium japonicum
[Saddle carpetshark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cirrhoscyllium expolitum Barbelthroat carpetshark Western Pacific 34 TL 1913
Cirrhoscyllium formosanum Taiwan saddled carpetshark Northwest Pacific 39 TL 1959
Cirrhoscyllium japonicum Saddle carpetshark Northwest Pacific 49 TL 1943



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