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Crested bullhead shark

Posted on: April 30, 2010

Above the Crested bullhead shark

1. The crested bullhead shark is restricted to the warm temperate waters along the eastern coast of Australia.

2. Crested bullhead sharks are found to a depth of 93 m (305 ft) being more common in deeper waters. They prefer rocky reefs, mats of seaweed and seagrass beds.

3. Crested bullhead shark grows up to 1.2 m (4 ft) long and sometimes grow up to 1.5 m (5 ft).

4. The only way you can the different from the Port Jackson and the Crested bullhead shark is that the eyes are higher on the head and the fins are higher on it’s back then the Port Jackson sharks.

5. The crested bullhead shark is a slow-moving and has been seen wedging its head between rocks in search of food.

6. They eat sea urchins and small fishes. The crested bullhead shark is also a major predator of the eggs of the Port Jackson shark.

7. Crested bullhead shark females  are oviparous and produce 10–16 eggs per year during late winter in July and August.

8. When the pups are born they are 17–22 cm (6.7–8.7 in) long.

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