Native Animals
 

Chiloscyllium punctatum

Brownbanded Bambooshark
NT
Near Threatened
IUCN Red List
ver 3.1, 2016
QR Code
SSN 25918
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Taxonomy

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  • Species
    punctatum Müller & Henle, 1838
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Description

This shark is commonly known as Brownbanded Bombooshark. It has elongated body and moderately snout without lateral ridges. Its mouth is closer to eyes than snout tip. It has dorsal fins which is larger than pelvic fins, anal-fin base shorter than caudal-fin lobe between lower origin and subterminal notch. This Brownbanded Bombooshark is plain dark gray or with faint grayish bands in colour; with dark transverse bands usually with a scattering of small dark spots in juveniles. The maximum size of this species is 1 m.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Marine Neritic → Seagrass (Submerged)
Suitable Resident
2
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Muddy
Suitable Resident
3
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs
Suitable Resident
4
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Sandy
Suitable Resident
5
Marine Neritic → Subtidal Sandy-Mud
Suitable Resident
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Specimen

Collection Center Total
12

References

Book
  1. Malaysia National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Shark (Plan 2), 2014. Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 50. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  2. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
  3. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  4. Gambang, A.C., Ahmad, A. & Lim, A.P.K. (2007). Field Guide to Sharks of Malaysia and Neighbouring Countries. Fisheries Research Institute, Sarawak Branch, Bintawa, Malaysia. pp. 56.
  5. Kamarruddin, I., Mohamed, C.A.R., Kee Alfian, B.A.A., Fitra, A.Z., Lee, J.N. & Rozaimi, M.J. (2011). Malaysia's Marine Biodiversity: Inventory and Current Status. Department of Marine Park Malaysia and Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (EKOMAR), Malaysia. pp. 212.
  6. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  7. Kimura, S., Satapoomin,, U. & Matsuura, K (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.
  8. Yoshida, T, Motomura, H, Musikasinthorn, P & Matsuura,, K (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8. National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Ms. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mrs. Azwarina Binti Mohd Azmi Ramasamy, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

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