Zebra Sharks Family Stegastomatidae

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Zebra Sharks

Family Stegastomatidae

  • Kingdom Animalia

  • Phylum Chordata

  • Class chondrichthyes

  • Order Orectolobiformes

  • Family Stegastomatidae

  • Genus Stegostoma

  • species fasiatum

Anatomical characteristics of the family

  • Broad low caudal fin as long as body

  • Ridges running down body

  • As juvinal has stripes change to spots as adult a.k.a. “leopard sharks”

  • 3.5 m long




  • Mollusks (bivalves, gastropods)

  • Crustaceans (crabs, shrimp)

  • Small bony fish

  • Slow moving

  • Sits on bottom

  • Sucks food out of sand


Literature cited

for the zebra shark Stegostoma Fasciatum. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY NOTES 6 (4): 1086-1088.

bearing and maternal inputs in sharks and rays. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 264 (1386): 1309-1315.

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