Cirrhoscyllium japonicum Kamohara, 1943
Saddle carpetshark
Cirrhoscyllium japonicum
photo by FAO

Family:  Parascylliidae (Collared carpet sharks)
Max. size:  48.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 49 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 250 - 290 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Biology:  Poorly known. Oviparous (Ref. 43278, 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 August 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 26.02.08
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 05.02.94

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