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Asymbolus funebris Compagno, Stevens &. Last, 1999
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Species Asymbolus funebris Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999


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CAAB : 37015023 Taxon concept Asymbolus_funebris last modified 2012-04-16 15:24:25.862

Species Asymbolus funebris Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999

Blotched Catshark




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

South of Cape Leeuwin, WA (34º35´S, 114º53´E); temperate.

Known only from type locality.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

144 m.


General References

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World . London : Collins 368 pp. [206]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [171, 182 fig, 26.10 pl. 22] (as Asymbolus sp. B)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [197]


Common Name References

Compagno, L.J.V., Stevens, J.D. & Last, P.R. 1999. Australian spotted catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhinidae: Scyliorhinidae). Part 1: Descriptions of three new species from Western Australia. pp. 2-18, figs 1-3 in Last, P.R. (ed.). Australian catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). CSIRO Marine Laboratory. Report 239 : 1-35, 6 figs [7] ( Blotched Catshark )

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Blotched Catshark )


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