wobbegong

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wobbegong

(ˈwɒbɪˌɡɒŋ)
n
(Animals) an Australian carpet shark, Orectolobus maculatus, with brown-and-white skin
[from a native Australian language]
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The "large coastal" (LC) shark complex represents an assemblage of 11 species of carcharhinid, sphyrnid, and orectolobid sharks (Table 1), which have historically been the target of the BLL fishery and have been managed as a unit.