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Video: Arabian Carpet shark gets released back into the wild by special Dubai team

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Video: Arabian Carpet shark gets released back into the wild by special Dubai team

In collaboration with Dubai Municipality, a special team has been breeding and caring for the Arabian Carpet shark. Also known as Chiloscyllium arabicum, it is native to the Arabian Gulf and inhabits coral reefs and mangrove estuaries locally. The species is classified as Near Threatened (NT) with a declining population trend and is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future. Video by Neeraj Murali.

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