Orectolobus


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Related to Orectolobus: wobbegongs
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Noun1.Orectolobus - carpet sharksOrectolobus - carpet sharks        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae - nurse sharks and carpet sharks
carpet shark, Orectolobus barbatus - shark of the western Pacific with flattened body and mottled skin
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Included in the selachians were two species from the family Orectolobidae--Orectolobus maculatus (Bon-naterre, 1778) and Orectolobus ornatus (De Vis 1883); one species from the family Hemiscylliidae--Hemiscyllium ocellatum (Bonnaterre, 1788); and two species from the family Carcharhinidae-Carcharhinus melanopterus (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824) and Negaprion acutidens (Riippell, 1837).
Redescription of two species of wobbegongs (Chondrichthyes: Orectolobidae) with elevation of Orectolobus halei Whitley 1940 to species level.
A 1 1 * 1 * Dasyatidae Himantura fai 1 1 * 1 Dasyatidae Himantura granulata 1 1 * 1 Dasyatidae Himantura uarnak 1 1 * 1 * Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineus 1 1 * 1 Carcharhinidae Negaprion acutidens 1 1 * 1 Orectolobidae Orectolobus ornatus 1 1 * 1 Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos typus 1 1 * 1 Squatinidae Squatina sp.