Abstract

Hemiscyllium modestum, Günther. Chiloscyllium modestum, Günther, Proc. Zool. Soc., 1871, p. 654, pl liv. (Plate iv., fig. 1; and Fig. 9). On the 7th September last, the Trustees received from Mr. E. C. Haviland seven foetal sharks, removed from one female. The parent was not forwarded with the young, but Mr. Haviland has since supplied the following particulars:mdash;During a holiday, spent at Port Macquarie, New South Wales, he caught three 'dog-fishes' off the rocks on the ocean side; they were taken with a line among rocks and sea-weed in about five fathoms, and he understood that the species was common in the locality.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Waite, 1901, Rec. Aust. Mus. 4(1): 28–35
Author
Edgar R. Waite
Year
1901
Title
Studies in Australian sharks, with diagnosis of a new family
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
4
Issue
1
Start Page
28
End Page
35
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.4.1901.1080
Language
English
Plates
plate iv
Date Published
29 March 1901
Cover Date
29 March 1901
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
FISHES; ECOLOGY, MARINE
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23 October 2008
Available Online
13 November 2008
Reference Number
1080
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