Search results for "Common Catshark"

  • Spotted Wobbegong, Orectolobus maculatus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

    The Spotted Wobbegong has a pattern of dark saddles, white o-shaped spots and white blotches.  The species is widely distributed in subtropical and temperate Australian waters.

  • Grey Carpetshark senses

    In this movie, Ryan Kempster, shark biologist at the University of Western Australia, talks about the senses and survival strategy of the Grey Carpetshark, Chiloscyllium punctatum. Other common names for the species include the Bamboo Shark and Brown-banded Catshark.

  • This week in Fish: Rebecca Field and a deepsea fish

    It's been another huge week for the website.  Rebecca has migrated so many pages Mark can't keep up!  We added a rare deepsea fish to the collection and discuss the identity of a scorpionfish from Nelson Bay, New South Wales.

  • Find a fish

    The table below lists all fish families known from Australian waters. The site contains information on 1487 species in 274 families.

  • Fishes of Sydney Harbour

    Sydney Harbour has a very rich fish fauna.  Nearly 600 species live in it, enter it, or are known from historic records.