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Family: Hemiscylliidae Bamboo sharks



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Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Chiloscyllium arabicum Gubanov, 1980

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chiloscyllium arabicum
[Arabian carpetshark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 57.5 cm TL
Chiloscyllium burmensis Dingerkus & DeFino, 1983

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Chiloscyllium burmensis
[Burmese bamboo shark]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Chiloscyllium caeruleopunctatum Pellegrin, 1914

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Chiloscyllium caeruleopunctatum
[Bluespotted bambooshark]

Photo by JJPhoto

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Chiloscyllium griseum Müller & Henle, 1838

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Chiloscyllium griseum
[Grey bambooshark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Chiloscyllium hasseltii Bleeker, 1852

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Chiloscyllium hasseltii
[Hasselt's bambooshark]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Chiloscyllium indicum (Gmelin, 1789)

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Chiloscyllium indicum
[Slender bambooshark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 95 cm TL
Chiloscyllium plagiosum (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Chiloscyllium plagiosum
[Whitespotted bambooshark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 132 cm TL
Chiloscyllium punctatum Müller & Henle, 1838

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Chiloscyllium punctatum
[Brownbanded bambooshark]

Photo by Malaer, P.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm TL
Hemiscyllium freycineti (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Photo by Malaer, P.
 
Hemiscyllium freycineti
[Indonesia speckled carpetshark]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 56.8 cm TL
Hemiscyllium galei Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Hemiscyllium galei
[Cenderwasih Epaulette shark]

Photo by Tonozuka, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Hemiscyllium hallstromi Whitley, 1967

Photo by Tonozuka, T.
 
Hemiscyllium hallstromi
[Papuan epaulette shark]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 68.1 cm TL
Hemiscyllium halmahera Allen & Erdmann, 2013

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Hemiscyllium halmahera
[Halmahera Epaulette Shark]

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 81.5 cm TL
Hemiscyllium henryi Allen & Erdmann, 2008

Photo by Erdmann, M.V.
 
Hemiscyllium henryi
[Triton Epaulette shark]
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Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 69.5 cm SL

 
Hemiscyllium michaeli
[Leopard Epaulette shark]

Photo by FAO

Western Pacific
Max. Length 107 cm TL
Hemiscyllium ocellatum (Bonnaterre, 1788)

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Hemiscyllium ocellatum
[Epaulette shark]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Hemiscyllium strahani Whitley, 1967

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Hemiscyllium strahani
[Hooded carpetshark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Hemiscyllium trispeculare Richardson, 1843

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Hemiscyllium trispeculare
[Speckled carpetshark]



17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chiloscyllium arabicum Arabian carpetshark Western Indian Ocean 80 TL 1980
Chiloscyllium burmensis Burmese bamboo shark Eastern Indian Ocean 57.5 TL 1983
Chiloscyllium caeruleopunctatum Bluespotted bambooshark Western Indian Ocean 67 TL 1914
Chiloscyllium griseum Grey bambooshark Indo-West Pacific 77 TL 1838
Chiloscyllium hasseltii Hasselt's bambooshark Indo-West Pacific 61 TL 1852
Chiloscyllium indicum Slender bambooshark Indo-West Pacific 65 TL 1789
Chiloscyllium plagiosum Whitespotted bambooshark Indo-West Pacific 95 TL 1830
Chiloscyllium punctatum Brownbanded bambooshark Indo-West Pacific 132 TL 1838
Hemiscyllium freycineti Indonesia speckled carpetshark Western Pacific 72 TL 1824
Hemiscyllium galei Cenderwasih Epaulette shark Western Pacific 56.8 TL 2008
Hemiscyllium hallstromi Papuan epaulette shark Western Pacific 77 TL 1967
Hemiscyllium halmahera Halmahera Epaulette Shark Western Pacific 68.1 TL 2013
Hemiscyllium henryi Triton Epaulette shark Western Pacific 81.5 TL 2008
Hemiscyllium michaeli Leopard Epaulette shark Pacific Ocean 69.5 SL 2010
Hemiscyllium ocellatum Epaulette shark Western Pacific 107 TL 1788
Hemiscyllium strahani Hooded carpetshark Western Pacific 80 TL 1967
Hemiscyllium trispeculare Speckled carpetshark Western Pacific 79 TL 1843



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