Eastern Spotted Gummy Shark

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About the Eastern Spotted Gummy Shark

Intro:

The Eastern spotted gummy shark is under the Ground shark and Houndshark families that is found marine, benthopelagic and Tropical waters. It is commonly found in the Western Pacific in areas like Australia

Biology:

The max length of male species is 94.2 cm and 111.6 cm for female.

Reproduction:

The Eastern spotted gummy shark is ovoviviparous that produces young by means of eggs that are hatched within the body of the parent, as in some snakes. The maturity range is from 86 to 94.2 cm in length.

Behaviour:

The depth range is from 52 – 403 m deep.

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Scientific NameMustelus walkeri
OrderGround Sharks - Carcharhiniformes
GenusMustelus
CitesNot Listed
IUCNData Deficient
ReproductionOvoviviparous
SizeSmall
Litter Size5 - 7
Common Length94.2 cm
Max Lenght111.6 cm
Depth Range52 - 403 m
DistributionEastern Central Pacific, Western Central Pacific
EnvironmentBathypelagic, Marine
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