The Marbled ghost shark (Hydrolagus marmoratus) is a shortnose ghost shark with deciduous skin that is uniformly dusky. With light and dark reticulations on its flanks, this ghost shark can be observed on the continental slope off eastern Australia (Queensland to New South Wales region).
These ghost sharks have slender claspers and a short tail, as well as a first dorsal fin that is also dark in colour but has a pale base. This small animal gets up to about 53 cm in length. Like many ghost sharks, their diet and reproduction methods are unknown. The IUCN has assessed this species as Least Concern (LC).
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