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Heterodontus portusjacksoni

3 Port Jackson Shark at Manly, NSW

Heterodontus portusjacksoni at Manly, NSW - 1 Sep 2021
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Identification history

Heterodontus portusjacksoni 7 Sep 2021 michaelb
Heterodontus portusjacksoni 3 Sep 2021 PatrickCampbell
Heterodontus portusjacksoni 3 Sep 2021 mssandeep

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   3 Sep 2021
Good shot of cool shark. I agree with your ID of Port Jackson Shark. I can't confirm it though, as I'm not a fish moderator. @CassieKing will be able to. Nice find.
mssandeep wrote:
   4 Sep 2021
Thanks Patrick :) quite a few of them around at the moment.
   5 Sep 2021
Very cool sighting! And I wonder, is this our first ever shark sighting for NatureMapr?
michaelb wrote:
   7 Sep 2021
Hi Matthew, there have been lots. See:
& https://southcoast-nsw.naturemapr.org/categories/guide/2050
   7 Sep 2021
Thanks @michaelb, it's good to see there have been so many shark sightings already.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Sep 2021 01:49 PM Recorded on
  • mssandeep Recorded by

Additional information

  • 3m - 5m Depth of sighting

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