Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37006001

Species Chlamydoselachus anguineus Garman, 1884

Frill Shark, Eel Shark, Frill-gill Shark, Frill-gilled Shark, Frilled Shark




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Off Sydney, NSW (33°47'S) to off eastern, southern and western TAS; temperate, discontinuous (antitropical, eastern North Atlantic, southern Africa, Japan, California, New Zealand). A shark was caught in January 2015 from 700m off Lakes Entrance, VIC.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

120–1500 m


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
16-Apr-2012 21-Jan-2015 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)