Genus Asymbolus


Summary:

An endemic Australian genus with eight species. Species have two dorsal fins of similar size, the second originating slightly behind the anal-fin origin; anterior gill slits located partly below the level of the pectoral-fin origin.

Author: William T. White

Cite this page as:
William T. White, Asymbolus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Oct 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/140

References


Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World. London : Collins 368 pp.

Compagno, L.J.V., J.D. Stevens & P.R. Last. 1999. Australian spotted catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Part 1: Descriptions of three new species from western Australia. p. 2-18. In Last, P.R. (ed.) 1999. Australian catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). CSIRO Marine Laboratory Report 239: 1-35, 6 figs.

Last, P.R., M.F. Gomon & D.C. Gledhill. 1999. Australian spotted catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Part 2: Descriptions of three new, dark-spotted species. p. 19-35. In Last, P.R. (ed.) 1999. Australian catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). CSIRO Marine Laboratory Report 239: 1-35, 6 figs.

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [pp. 196-203]

White, W.T. 2008. Shark Families Heterodontidae to Pristiophoridae. pp. 32-100 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.