Parascyllium elongatum Last & Stevens, 2008
Elongate carpet shark
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Family:  Parascylliidae (Collared carpet sharks)
Max. size:  42.1 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 50 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia.
Diagnosis:  This species is characterized by a very long, slender body (depth 18.5 in length); very small head (length less than 13% TL); small eye (eye length less than 8% of head length); small pectoral fins (anterior margin ca. 8% TL); dorsal fins small, low, with narrowly rounded apices; body color greyish with darker bands separated by slightly diagonal, vertical rows of white spots; no dark collar-like marking over gill region (Ref. 76938).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 23 April 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 11.07.08

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