Trisha Shetty

Halaelurus maculosus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Chondrichthyes
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Scientific name  Halaelurus maculosus
Phylum  Chordata
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Order  Carcharhiniformes
Rank  Species
Similar  Halaelurus, Speckled catshark, Carcharhiniformes, Bighead catshark, Quagga catshark

indonesian speckled catshark halaelurus maculosus


Halaelurus maculosus, commonly known as the Indonesian Speckled Catshark in Australia, is a species of catshark in the genus Halaelurus. It is a tropical catshark found in the Pacific Ocean. It was named by W.T. White, P.R. Last, and J.D. Stevens in 2007. Male Halaelurus maculosus can reach a maximum length of 45.7 centimetres (18.0 in), while females can reach a maximum length of 52.8 centimetres (20.8 in). Catsharks in this species are occasionally caught by demersal fisheries.

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Halaelurus maculosus Wikipedia


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