Carcharhiniformes

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Asymbolus vincenti - Gulf catshark

Requin découvert par Zietz en 1908.


Morphologie

 

Museau pointu, yeux ovales, dorsales très en arrière ;

 

Espèce inoffensive, élégante et très timide, au corps long et mince lui permettant de se déplacer avec agilité entre les formations de madrépores ;

 

Il possède un corps très mince d'une extrême flexibilité, il pourrait facilement se mordre la queue, lui permettant de se faufiler dans des failles et des crevasses très étroites ;
Rarement observé le jour, il est plus actif la nuit quand il chasse.
   

 

Caractéristiques
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  Taille Jusqu'à 55 cm.
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  Masse  
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  Nocturne/Diurne  
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  Alimentation  
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  Habitat Entre 2 et 220 m. Le plus souvent à 130 m sur les fonds coralliens.
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  Distribution
Eaux côtières de la moitié sud de l'Australie et en Tasmanie.
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Maturité sexuelle

Atteinte à 50 cm pour les deux sexes.
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Mode de reproduction

Ovipare.
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  Période de reproduction  
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  Espérance de vie  
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  IUCN Liste rouge
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Distribution
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Reproduction
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  1 unique oeuf !
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Dangers
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  Dangerosité

Aucune.

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  Degré
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  Exploitation humaine Aucune.
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Particularités
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Classification
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  Règne Animalia
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  Embranchement Chordata
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  Classe Chondrichtyes
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  Sous-classe Elasmonranchii
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  Super-ordre Euselachii
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  Ordre Carcharhiniformes
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  Famille Scyliorhinidae
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  Genre

Asymbolus

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  Espèce Asymbolus vincenti
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Photos
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