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Necklace Carpet Shark
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Parascyllium variolatum
Family Name:
Parascylliidae
Size:
91.0 cm
Color:
Blackish-brown with black blotches irregularily scattered over all fins, mixed with dark and white blotches over the entire body. Very conspicuous collar marking in gill area which is densely spotted with white like a necklace of pearls.
Diet:
invertebrates
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Necklace Carpet Shark

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Necklace Carpet Shark Description
  Long body, with a relatively short, thick and broadly rounded snout. Narrow head, with slitlike eyes. No barbles on throat. Two equal-sized dorsal fins. Origin of first dorsal fin well behind the free rear ends of the pelvic fins. Origin of anal fin well ahead of the origin of second dorsal fin.  
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