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Barcode data: Chiloscyllium hasseltii
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Chiloscyllium hasseltii
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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It is one of the ten most important shark species captured in Malaysian fisheries, using trawl gear, where it is consumed locally and also exported to markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan, Province of China (SEAFDEC 2006). It is also known to be captured, consumed and marketed in Thailand (SEAFDEC 2006). The flesh is marketed fresh for human consumption.
Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems
Hasselt's bamboo shark
Hasselt's bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium hasselti, is a bamboo shark in the family Hemiscylliidae found around Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, between latitudes 23° N and 10° N, and longitude 91° E and 133° E; residing inshore. Its length is up to 60 cm.
Features: Much like Chioscyllium punctatum adults usually have not color patterns yet the juveniles have transverse dark bands with black edging.
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- Compagno, Leonard. Sharks of the world Shark Research Center Iziko-Museums of Cape Town. NO. 1. Vol 2. Cape Town South Africa: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS, 2002. Pg 172.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Chiloscyllium hasselti" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
- Compagno, Dando & Fowler, Sharks of the World, Princeton University Press, New Jersey 2005 ISBN 0-691-12072-2
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