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First definitive guide to Borneo's sharks and rays

CSIRO Media Release – 10 June 2010
Ref 10/82
The cover of Sharks and rays of Borneo

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The Borneo River Shark, Glyphis fowlerae, is one of nine new species featured in the new book, Sharks and Rays of Borneo. The Philippine Ocellate Skate, Okamejei jensenae, a new species described in 2010, is featured in the Sharks and Rays of Borneo.

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The Borneo Shark, Carcharhinus borneensis, is listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered, and was thought to be extinct.. The Narrowtail Stingray, Pastinachus gracilicaudus, is one of nine new species featured in the new book, Sharks and Rays of Borneo.

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The Indonesian Wobbegong, Orectolobus leptolineatus, a new species recently described by CSIRO scientists, is included in the Sharks and Rays of Borneo.

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