Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum)

Also known as: Blind shark
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderOrectolobiformes
FamilyHemiscylliidae
GenusHemiscyllium (1)

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

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

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org