Image: Nasal lobes of the Mandarin Shark

Nasal lobes of the Mandarin Shark

Head of a Mandarin Shark showing the long nasal lobes, large eye and large spiracle.

Tom Trnski
© Australian Museum


The fish was caught on longline by R. "Smokey" Fanthan on FV Catherine J, at a depth of 400 m, south-east of Green Cape, New South Wales, November 2003 ( AMS I.42891-001).

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Mandarin Shark, Cirrhigaleus australis, Southern Mandarin Dogshark, shark, nasal lobes, > 1m, grey, brown, grey-brown, marine, adult,