Weasel Shark

Hemigaleus australiensis
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Hemigaleus australiensis
Other names Australian Weasel Shark, Sickelfin Weasel Shark
Size Up to 1.1 m (3.6 ft)
Weight Up to 11 kg (24 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal to offshore waters on or near the bottom, inshore bays to deeper areas of the continental shelf
Depth Range 1 - 170 m (3 - 557 ft)
Weasel Shark Distribution