Hemiscyllium henryi

The Hemiscyllium henryi is a Pacific Ocean type of shark that is distinguished by a unique colour pattern, and a combination of small scattered spots on the head, body and fins.

The Hemiscyllium henryi lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 30 m environment.

Hemiscyllium henryi from Triton Bay, West Papua. Photo by M. Erdmann Hemiscyllium galei from Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua. Photo G. Allen It was about 10 years ago when I first met Max Ammer at a New Orleans DEMA. More

Hemiscyllium henryi is described from three specimens, 564.0-815.0 mm TL, collected in the vicinity of Triton Bay. It is most similar in general appearance to H. More

Order : Orectolobiformes
Family : Hemiscylliidae
Genus : Hemiscyllium
Species : Hemiscyllium henryi
Authority : Allen & Erdmann, 2008