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Family Hemiscylliidae includes sharks known as bamboosharks and are found in the tropical western Pacific Ocean. Bamboosharks live in nearshore waters, and are typically docile. 

Non-native Fish Species from Family Hemiscylliidae Found in Florida Waters

Genus and Species Common Name Continent of Origin Population Status Florida Record
Chiloscyllium punctatum brownbanded bambooshark Indo-Pacific Failed Collection Info