Banded Wobbegong   SHARK
 
 

Scientific Name:
Orectolobus ornatus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Carpet Shark, Gulf Wobbegong, Ornate Wobbegong, O. devisi, O. ornatus ssp. halei
Group:
Fishes
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2003
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Australia

Facts Summary:
The Banded Wobbegong (Orectolobus ornatus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Australia. This species is also known by the following name(s): Carpet Shark, Gulf Wobbegong, Ornate Wobbegong, O. devisi, O. ornatus ssp. halei.


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