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wobbegong

an Australian carpet shark, Orectolobus maculatus, with brown-and-white skin
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No record can been found of a wobbegong giving birth in captivity anywhere else in the world.
Answers: Whale shark = 12 people, Wobbegong shark = 2 people, Hammerhead shark = 3 people, Great White shark = 5 people.
The 2 ft long Wobbegong, also known as a carpet shark, was finally persuaded to release its grip when a lifeguard flushed its gills out with fresh water.
Senior lifeguard Michael Jones said he could not believe his eyes when Luke turned up bleeding with the 2 ft-long Wobbegong hanging off him.
But even so the razor-toothed wobbegong is not something you want to become attached to.
Blacktip sharks hunt in huge packs and herd fish into baitballs, tasselled wobbegongs are ambush hunters, Greenland sharks live under the Arctic ice and whitetip reef sharks are the masters of hunting at night.
Redescription of two species of wobbegongs (Chondrichthyes: Orectolobidae) with elevation of Orectolobus halei Whitley 1940 to species level.
They were diving with a range of sharks including Sand Tigers, Lemon sharks, Nurse sharks, Wobbegongs, Bamboo sharks, Southern Stingrays and other species of fish found in the Caribbean.
Wobbegongs are found resting on the sea floor in shallow waters of the indo-Pacific and Red Sea.
Youngsters can enjoy incredibly close underwater encounters with everything from two-metre-long zebra sharks and black and white tip reef sharks to bamboo sharks, wobbegongs and hundreds of brightly-coloured reef species like trigger fish and puffer fish.
The Georgia Aquarium currently houses whale sharks, zebra sharks, black-tip reef sharks, tasseled wobbegongs, great hammerhead, bonnethead sharks, bamboo sharks, brown-banded bamboo sharks, white-spotted bamboo sharks, epaulette sharks, swell sharks, horn sharks and now sand tiger sharks.
BLOOMINGTON) Move Over Lake Wobegon, the Wobbegongs are Here