Ginger carpetshark
The ginger carpetshark, Parascyllium sparsimaculatum, is a carpetshark of the family
Family (biology)
In biological classification, family is* a taxonomic rank. Other well-known ranks are life, domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, and species, with family fitting between order and genus. As for the other well-known ranks, there is the option of an immediately lower rank, indicated by the...

The Parascylliidae, or collared carpet sharks are a family of sharks. They are only found in shallow waters of the western Pacific.They are relatively small sharks, with the largest species reaching no more than in adult length. They have elongated, slender, bodies, cat-like eyes, and barbels...

 found off Western Australia
Western Australia
Western Australia is a state of Australia, occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight and Indian Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east and South Australia to the south-east...

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