Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Carcharhiniformes  
 Family Proscylliidae  
 Genus Proscyllium  
  Proscyllium habereri  Hilgendorf, 1904 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms:Triakis habereri  details
Citation: 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
Character: 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. 
Habitat: 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. 
Name Code: 383096
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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