carpet shark

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Synonyms for carpet shark

shark of the western Pacific with flattened body and mottled skin

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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.
Tresoglavic, 22, was snorkelling on a reef off Caves Beach near Newcastle when the carpet shark attacked his leg.
Shark species: Arabian carpet shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum), Whale shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum), Black-tipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
Luke, 22, was snorkelling on a reef off Caves Beach, near Newcastle, when the carpet shark bit.
Common name Other common names Scientific name Rig gummy shark, smoothhound, Mustelus spotted dogfish, spotted lenticulatus smoothhound, lemon fish, pioke School grey shark, tope, flake, Galeorhinus galeus shark makohuarau, tupere Spiny southern spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias dogfish spurdog, spineback, spikey dog Northern grey spiny dogfish, shortspine Squalus mitsukurii spiny spurdog, green-eyed dogfish dogfish Hammerhead hammerhead Sphyrna zygaena shark Bronze whaler Carcharhinus whaler brachyurus Blue shark blue pointer, blue whaler Prionace glauca Porbeagle mackerel shark Lamna nasus Mako mackerel shark Isurus oxyrinchus Carpet shark swell shark, cat shark Cephaloscyllium isabellum
The latest effort saw 15 young Arabian carpet sharks and two honeycomb stingrays being released into the ocean at the Jebel Ali Wetland Sanctuary in Dubai earlier this month.
Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes, and Orectolobiformes).
Bullhead, Mackerel and Carpet Sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes), FAO, Rome, Italy, 2001.