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Bamboo Shark

Chiloscyllium punctatum

Description:

This Bamboo Shark was probably an adult, nearly 1 meter length. The bands on the body is already fading. At Juvenile phase, they have clear dark transverse bands/segments, thus giving them the name of Bamboo Shark.

Habitat:

Saw this inside a cave tunnel, and for 3 weeks, it was resting at the same hole. They are nocturnal fish and will rest in the dark during day time, only coming out to feed at night time.

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Apr 12, 2016
Submitted on May 23, 2016

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