Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum)

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Epaulette shark fact file

Epaulette shark description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderOrectolobiformes
FamilyHemiscylliidae
GenusHemiscyllium (1)

Information on the epaulette shark is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Blind shark.
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Epaulette shark status

The epaulette shark is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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