Marbled catshark

Reproduction is oviparous.

The Marbled catshark lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 50 m environment.

a true catshark, with a long, slender body, the marbled catshark is reddish brown, with grayish bands and white & black markings all over the body. the two dorsal fins are not white tipped. More

The Australian marbled catshark, Atelomycterus macleayi, is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae found in the eastern Indian Ocean endemic to Western Australia between latitudes 12° S and 21° S, from the surface to 245 m. Its length is up to 60 cm. More

The Australian marbled catshark, Atelomycterus macleayi, is a favored type for home aquaria, because it rarely grows to more than 60 centimetres (2.0 ft) in length. The coral catshark, however, is the most common scyliorhinid in home aquaria. More

We found out today that the marbled catshark loves to eat fresh salmon. if you cannot get your shark to eat, try it out Eic 2005-11-19 I More

marbled catshark, roughtail cat shark, roughtail catshark References Expert(s): Expert: Notes: Reference for: Other Source(s): Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, More

Crested Shark, Marbled Cat Shark, Marbled Catshark, Roughtail Cat Shark, Roughtail Catshark Common Names in French: Chien � Queue Rude, Chien à Queue Rude Common Names in Mandarin Chinese: 粗尾鋸尾鯊, 粗尾鋸尾鯊, 粗尾锯尾鲨 Common Names in Spanish: More

Common names

Bamboa moteada in Spanish (español)
Gespikkelde epaulethaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Gespikkelde epaulethaai in Unknown
Hemiscyllium trispeculare in French (français)
Marbled catshark in English
Žralok epaulette kropenatý in Czech (česky)
Requin-chabot marquéterie in French (français)
Speckled carpet shark in English
speckled carpetshark in English
Speckled catshark in English
Täpläpartahai in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Žralok epaulette kropenatý in Czech (česky)
項斑長尾鬚鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
項斑長尾鬚鯊 in Unknown
项斑长尾须鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
项斑长尾须鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Orectolobiformes
Family : Hemiscylliidae
Genus : Hemiscyllium
Species : Hemiscyllium trispeculare
Authority : Richardson, 1843