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Parascylliidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Family
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Scientific name  Parascylliidae
Higher classification  Carpet shark
Order  Carpet shark
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Lower classifications  Parascyllium, Rusty carpetshark, Necklace carpetshark, Collared carpetshark, Cirrhoscyllium

The Parascylliidae, or collared carpet sharks, are a family of sharks only found in shallow waters of the western Pacific. They are relatively small sharks, with the largest species reaching no more than 91 cm (3.0 ft) in adult length. They have elongated, slender bodies, cat-like eyes, and barbels behind their chins. They feed on small fish and invertebrates.

References

Parascylliidae Wikipedia


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