Scientific Name
Triakis scyllium  
Triakis scyllium皺唇鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Müller & Henle, 1839 Depth 1 - 50M
Chinese 皺唇鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 皺唇鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F027 Triakidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 皺唇鯊 
Max Length 150 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 沙條、九道三峰齒鮫 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Coral、Benthos、Estuary、Coastal、
Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Hemigaleus pingi, Triakis scyllia   
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  Clark, E. etc. 1976 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List FRIP01169.  
Common Name Banded houndshark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic A moderately slender houndshark. Teeth with strong cusps and cusplets on almost all teeth, not semimolariform, lateroposterior teeth bladelike, with strongly oblique cusps. Teeth in 40 rows above, 36 rows below. 1st dorsal fin with nearly vertical or posteroventrally sloping posterior margin, its origin opposite hind edge of depressed pectoral, length 1.15-1.33 in head. Anal origin opposite first third of 2nd dorsal or opposite middle of 2nd dorsal fin. Total vertebral counts 149-155. Body with sparsely scattered small black spots and broad dusky saddles in young, spot fading and sometimes absent in adults.
habitats A very common and abundant, temperate bottom-dwelling shark of the continental and insular shelves of the western Pacific, often occurring in shallow water close inshore, on or near the bottom. Ovoviviparous species, without a yolk-sac placenta; number of 
Distribution Western North pacific, including Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Philippines 
Utility Apparently commonly fished by bottom trawler or longline off Japan, Korea, northern China and Taiwan. Flesh utilized for human consumption.