Scientific Name
Chiloscyllium plagiosum  
Chiloscyllium plagiosum條紋狗鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) Depth 1 - 30M
Chinese 條紋狗鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 長尾鬚鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F012 Hemiscylliidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 條紋斑竹鯊 
Max Length 95 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 狗沙、沙條、斑竹狗鮫、紅狗鯊(澎湖) 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan West、North 
Habitats Coral、Coastal  Holotype Locality Java Sea, 5°58'S, 106°48'E, Sumatra, Indonesia 
Synonyms Chilloscyllium margaritiferum, Chiloscyllium caeruleopunctatum, Chiloscyllium griseum, Chiloscyllium hasselti, Chiloscyllium indicum, Chiloscyllium indicum var. magaritifera, Chiloscyllium indicum var. obscura, Chiloscyllium indicum var. plagiosa, Chiloscyllium indicum var. plagiosum, Chiloscyllium plagiosum var. interruptum, Chiloscyllium punctatum, Hemiscyllium plagiosum, Scyllium ornatum ...all 15..  
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  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 Chen, W.K., P.C. Chen, K.M. Liu, etc. 2007 
Specimen List ASIZP0054817. ASIZP0057930. ASIZP0060419. ASIZP0062885. ASIZP0062922. ASIZP0063656. ASIZP0070201. ASIZP0078986. ASIZP0900507. ASIZP0901259. FRIP01267. FRIP22424. MTP0124. NMMBP06288. NMMBP06289. NMMBP06338. NMMBP06339. NMMSTP00844. NTMP1354. NTUM00050Paratype. NTUM01594. NTUM01604. NTUM06636. NTUM07735. RUSI30137.  
Common Name White-spotted catshark; White-spotted bambooshark; Whitespotted bambooshark; White-spotted bamboo shark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Body fairly stout. Mouth well in front of eyes. A lateral ridge present on each side of trunk. Dorsal fins usually shorter and more elevated, length of 1st dorsal fin base 3/5~4/5 its distance from 2nd dorsal fin. Dorsals without projecting free rear tips. First dorsal origin over or behind pelvic fin bases. A prominent colour pattern of numerous white spots on a dark brown background, with darker brown or blackish transverse bands.
habitats This is a common but little-known inshore bottom shark species. Oviparous, with a maximum total length of about 95 cm. 
Distribution Indo-West Pacific including India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Viet Nam, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines. 
Utility This species are regularly taken in inshore fisheries in India, Thailand, China, Taiwan, and utilized fro human consumption.