Rusty carpetshark

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Rusty carpetshark
Parascyllium ferrugineum.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Parascylliidae
Genus: Parascyllium
Species: P. ferrugineum
Binomial name
Parascyllium ferrugineum
McCulloch, 1911
Parascyllium ferrugineum distmap.png
Range of rusty carpetshark (in blue)
Synonyms

Parascyllium multimaculatum Scott, 1935

The rusty carpetshark, Parascyllium ferrugineum, is a carpetshark of the family Parascylliidae found off southern Australia, between latitudes 31°S and 41°S, at depths of between 5 and 150 m. Its length is up to 80 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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