Habitat and Ecology
The biology of A. labiosus is virtually unknown. Oviparous, and attains at least 67 cm total length (TL), with adult males mature at approximately 54 cm and attaining at least 61 cm (Last and Stevens 1994, W. White, unpubl. data). There is no published information on the age and growth or diets of this species.
Life History and Behavior
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Aulohalaelurus labiosus
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Aulohalaelurus labiosus
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 9
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Australian blackspotted catshark
The Australian blackspotted catshark (Aulohalaelurus labiosus) is a catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae in the order Carcharhiniformes. It is endemic to Western Australia in the eastern Indian Ocean between latitudes 28° S and 36° S. It can grow up to 67 cm.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Aulohalaelurus labiosus" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
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