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Title: Parascyllium  
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Subject: List of sharks, Parascylliidae, Rusty carpetshark, Collared carpetshark, Ginger carpetshark, Necklace carpetshark
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Rusty carpetshark, Parascyllium ferrugineum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Parascylliidae
Genus: Parascyllium
T. N. Gill, 1862

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Parascyllium is a genus of Carptesharks in the family Parascylliidae. It currently contains the following species:


  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). FishBase. February 2011 version.
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