Rusty Catshark

About the Rusty Catshark

Halaelurus sellus  

Rusty catshark

Intro:

The Rusty catshark is a marine, demersal and tropical shark found in the Eastern Indian Ocean, commonly in places like Australia.

 

Biology:

The max length is 35.3 cm for a male and max length for a female is 42.3 cm for a Rusty catshark.

Reproduction:

The maturity range of the Rusty catshark starts at 38 cm.

 

Behaviour:

The depth range for this species is in between 62 – 164 m.

 

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Scientific Name Halaelurus sellus
OrderGround Sharks - Carcharhiniformes
GenusHalaelurus
CitesNot Listed
IUCNLeast Concern
ReproductionOviparous
SizeSmall
Litter Size Unknown
Common Length 35.3 cm
Max Lenght42.3 cm
Depth Range 62 - 164 m
DistributionEastern Indian Ocean
EnvironmentDemersal
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