Where in the world?
Shallow water and coral reefs of the Indian Ocean and West Pacific ocean.
Bamboo sharks are oviparous, which mean they lay eggs that hatch after they leave the mother’s body. The eggs are approximately 5 inches long and hatch after 14 or 15 weeks.
The young hatch out at approximately 6 inches in length.
Did you know?
Juvenile sharks need more nutrients than adult sharks, including carbon. White-spotted Bamboo Sharks are benthic predators, meaning they hunt on the seafloor, where there are many more carbon sources available than in the open ocean.