HusbandryHemiscyllium freycineti, also known as Freycinet's Epaulette shark, can be found in the western Pacific, around Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. A typical shark species of shallow-water zones, considers himself preferably between corals. Hiding during the day in coral columns, usually only the tail is visible.
Hemiscyllium freycineti usually has a brownish background color, which is covered in a honey-comb-like dark patterns.. Typically is a large, mostly dark spot behind the gills. Unfortunately, little is known about this species, it is believed that he fed predominantly fed on ground-dwelling invertebrates.
Chiloscyllium malaianum (Lesson, 1831)
Scyllium freycineti Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Scyllium malaisianum Lesson, 1831
Scyllium malaisianus Lesson, 1831
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Selachii (Infraclass) > Galeomorphi (Superorder) > Orectolobiformes (Order) > Hemiscylliidae (Family) > Hemiscyllium (Genus) > Hemiscyllium freycineti (Species)