Sutorectus tentaculatus (Peters, 1864)
Cobbler wobbegong
Sutorectus tentaculatus
photo by Groeneveld, R.

Family:  Orectolobidae (Carpet or nurse sharks)
Max. size:  92 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 35 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia.
Biology:  Found inshore on the continental shelf (Ref. 6871). Frequents rocky and coral reef areas. Biology almost unknown. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 6871). May possibly grow to 200 or 300 cm TL.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 18 February 2015 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic

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