The spotted wobbegong (Orectolobus maculatus) is a carpet shark in the family
Orectolobidae, found in the eastern Indian Ocean from Western Australia to ...
Spotted wobbegong flesh is often considered excellent for eating. Furthermore,
the skin of the shark is very tough and makes very beautifully patterned leather.
Find out what's known about Spotted Wobbegong Sharks, Orectolobus
maculatus, Elasmobranchii, Orectolobiformes, Orectolobidae, including their
world range ...
Despite its unthreatening appearance, the spotted wobbegong is capable of
inflicting ... The nocturnal spotted wobbegong is an ovoviviparous shark, thus the
Spotted wobbegong are bottom-dwelling sharks found in marine environments
ranging from temperate to tropical. Their main habitat consists of inshore areas ...
A Spotted Wobbegong shark (Orectolobus maculatus), showing skin flaps round
the mouth and cryptic colouration located at Shelly Beach, Sydney, Australia.
Mar 10, 2013 ... The species name maculatus comes from the Latin word macula which means
spot, and refers to the shark's spotted colouration. 'Wobbegong' ...
Range Description: The Spotted Wobbegong is most likely an Australian ....
Relative to the area known to be occupied by the Spotted Wobbegong, shark
The nocturnal spotted wobbegong is an ovoviviparous shark, thus the embryos
develop inside eggs that remain inside the mother until they hatch. Females give
The vast majority of shark species are recognizably 'sharky', but the Spotted ...
One theory is that wobbegong means “living rock” and, indeed, if the Spotted ...