Necklace carpetshark

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Necklace carpetshark
Parascyllium variolatum.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Parascylliidae
Genus: Parascyllium
Species: P. variolatum
Binomial name
Parascyllium variolatum
(A. H. A. Duméril, 1853)
Parascyllium variolatum distmap.png
Range of necklace carpetshark (in blue)

The necklace carpetshark, Parascyllium variolatum, is a carpetshark of the family Parascylliidae found around Australia between latitudes 37°S and 41°S, at depths down to 180 m. Its length is up to 91 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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