Speckled carpetshark

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Speckled carpetshark
Chiloscyllium trispeculare.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Hemiscylliidae
Genus: Hemiscyllium
Species: H. trispeculare
Binomial name
Hemiscyllium trispeculare
J. Richardson, 1843
Hemiscyllium trispeculare distmap.png
Range of speckled carpetshark (in blue)

The speckled carpetshark, Hemiscyllium trispeculare, is a bamboo shark in the family Hemiscylliidae found around north and west Australia between latitudes 8° S and 22° S, and longitude 114° E and 152° E. Its length is up to 79 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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