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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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The antibodies were derived by phage display from lymphocytes of the Wobbegong shark, Orectolobus ornatus, found in the subtropical waters near Brisbane.
Habitat preferences and site fidelity of the ornate wobbegong shark (Orectolobus ornatus) on rocky reefs of New South Wales.
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).