Grey Bamboo Shark

The grey bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium griseum, is a species of carpet shark in the family Hemiscylliidae, found in the Indo-West Pacific Oceans from the Arabian Sea to Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea, between latitudes 34° N and 10° S, and longitude 60° E and 150° E. Its length is up to 74 cm.

Features: Adults are brown and have no coloration but the juveniles have transverse dark bands.

Reproduction is Oviparous (egg laying).

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List

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