Orectolobus floridus, Floral banded wobbegong

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Orectolobus floridus Last & Chidlow, 2008

Floral banded wobbegong
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Elasmobranchi (squali e razze) (sharks and rays) > Orectolobiformes (Carpet sharks) > Orectolobidae (Carpet or nurse sharks)
Etymology: Orectolobus: Greek, orektos = stretch out + Greek, lobos = lobe (Ref. 45335);  floridus: Name from Latin ‘floridus’ (= abounding in flowers or flowering profusely), referring to the rich, floral pattern of bands and blotches on the dorsal surface.  More on authors: Last & Chidlow.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino; distribuzione batimetrica 42 - 85 m (Ref. 74934).   Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: southwestern Australia.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 74934); 71.4 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

This species is characterized by the following: dorsal coloration when fresh strongly ornamented, mottled yellowish brown; side of the head with black spots; nasal barbel with 2 simple lobes; postspiracular lobes are poorly developed, distance across preorbital group 1.2-1.4 times interspace between preorbital group and postspiracular lobe (PO/PO-PS1), 12-14 times base length of anterior postspiracular lobe (PO/PS1); base of anterior postspiracular lobe 9-12 in its distance from postorbital group (PO- PS1/PS1), 5-6 in its distance from posterior postspiracular lobe (PS1-PS2/PS1); above eye is a weak tubercle; back without wart-like tubercles; dorsal fins low, raked, not upright; first dorsal-fin origin over mid pelvic-fin base; interdorsal space 0.3-0.4 times the anal-fin base length; anal-fin inner margin 1.1-1.2 times the anal-fin posterior margin; 18-20 teeth in upper jaw, medial row at symphysis of upper jaw absent; 47-52 monospondylous centra; 145-150 total vertebral centra (Ref. 74934).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Collected from the inner continental shelf off southwestern Australia (Ref. 74934).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

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Last, P.R. and J.A. Chidlow, 2008. Two new wobbegong sharks, Orectolobus floridus sp. nov. and O. parvimaculatus sp. nov. (Orectolobiformes: Orectolobidae), from southwestern Australia. Zootaxa 1673:49-67. (Ref. 74934)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 18 February 2015

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 16 - 22.5, mean 17.9 °C (based on 15 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5012   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 4.5 - 14 anni ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .