Genus Cephaloscyllium


Summary:
A genus of catsharks with 16 recognised species, with seven found in Australia. These sharks have the ability to inflate their stomachs with air or water when disturbed.
Author: William T. White

Cite this page as:
William T. White, Cephaloscyllium in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/292

References


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

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls

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

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.