Hooded carpetshark

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Hooded carpetshark
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Hemiscylliidae
Genus: Hemiscyllium
Species: H. strahani
Binomial name
Hemiscyllium strahani
Whitley, 1967
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Range of hooded carpetshark (in blue)

The hooded carpetshark, Hemiscyllium strahani, is a bamboo shark in the family Hemiscylliidae found around Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea, between latitudes 5° S and 10° S, and longitude 144° E and 153° E. Its length is up to 75 cm.

Reproduction is oviparous.

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