Papuan epaulette shark

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Papuan epaulette shark
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Hemiscylliidae
Genus: Hemiscyllium
Species: H. hallstromi
Binomial name
Hemiscyllium hallstromi
Whitley, 1967
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Range of Papuan epaulette shark (in blue)

The Papuans epaulette shark, Hemiscyllium hallstromi, is a bamboo shark in the family Hemiscylliidae found around southern Papua New Guinea, between latitudes 7° S and 10° S, and longitude 144° E and 146° E. Its length is up to 75 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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