IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This catshark is a common, endemic, inshore species on the temperate Western Australian continental shelf, found in shallow coastal habitats and on offshore reefs (Last and Stevens 2009). It occurs to a depth of at least 4 m (Ebert et al. 2013). It is nocturnal but its biology is virtually unknown. It is oviparous, and attains at least 67 cm total length (TL), with adult males mature at approximately 54 cm TL (Last and Stevens 2009).

  • Marine


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