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Collared carpetshark

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Collared carpetshark

Collared carpetshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Parascylliidae
Genus: Parascyllium
Species: P. collare
Binomial name
Parascyllium collare
E. P. Ramsay & J. D. Ogilby, 1888
Range of collared carpetshark (in blue)

The collared carpetshark, Parascyllium collare, is a carpetshark of the family Parascylliidae found off eastern Australia, between latitudes 26°S and 38°S, at depths of between 20 and 160 m. Its length is up to 85 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.


  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Parascyllium collare in FishBase. July 2006 version.
  • Compagno, Dando, & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2
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