Scientific Name
Proscyllium habereri  
Proscyllium habereri哈氏原鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Hilgendorf, 1904 Depth 50 - 100M
Chinese 哈氏原鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 原鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F024 Proscylliidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 哈氏原鯊 
Max Length 65 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 狗沙、原鮫、哈氏臺灣鯊、哈氏原鮫 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan South West、North、North East 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Takao [Kaohsiung], southwestern Taiwan 
Synonyms Proscyllium venustum, Triakis habereri   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Nakaya, K. 1983 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0057902. ASIZP0057923. ASIZP0057924. ASIZP0058672. ASIZP0058964. ASIZP0061547. ASIZP0064718. ASIZP0066124. ASIZP0070209. ASIZP0070349. ASIZP0070876. ASIZP0075016. ASIZP0080452. ASIZP0800077. ASIZP0801386. ASIZP0804834. ASIZP0807691. ASIZP0910077. ASIZP0911386. ASIZP0914834. ASIZP0917691. NMMSTP00585. NMNSF00624. NMNSF01498. NTMP0040. NTMP0537. NTMP0764. NTMP1133. NTMP1362. NTUM06968.  
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Common Name Graceful cat shark; Graceful catshark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic A small shark with a spotted colour pattern, an anal fin and two equal-sized, spineless dorsal fins, the first over abdomen slightly closer to pelvic fins than pectorals, large eyes with nictitating eyelids, a triangular mouth that reaches past eyes, very short labial furrows, very small cuspidate teeth including comblike posteriors, large anterior nasal flaps that nearly reach mouth, no barbels or nasoral grooves, and a slender body and rather long tail.
habitats A little-known, uncommon bottom-dwelling shark of tropical and warm-temperate continental and insular waters, found on the shelves at depths from 50 to 100 m. Oviparous. Food habits little-known; 6 specimens from the Taiwan Straits examined by the writer  
Distribution Western Pacific: Northwestern Java, Viet Nam, China, Taiwan, Korea, Riu-Kiu Islands, southeastern Japan. 
Utility Probably small, taken by bottom trawlers in the Taiwan Straits and elsewhere in its range, utilization unknown.