Hemiscyllium freycineti — Overview

Indonesia Speckled Carpetshark learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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Biology

Very little is known about the biology of the Indonesian speckled carpet shark (4). During the day it hides in coral crevices or under overhangs; at night the carpet shark becomes more active, and can be found using its pectoral fins to 'walk' along the sea bottom, hunting prey such as bony fishes and invertebrates (3).

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