Dwarf spotted wobbegong

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Dwarf spotted wobbegong
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Orectolobiformes
Family: Orectolobidae
Genus: Orectolobus
Species: O. parvimaculatus
Binomial name
Orectolobus parvimaculatus
Last & Chidlow, 2008

The dwarf spotted wobbegong (Orectolobus parvimaculatus) is a recently described carpet shark in the family Orectolobidae. It is found at depths of 9 to 135 metres (30 to 443 ft) off south-western Australia.[2] It reaches a total length of 88.5 centimetres (34.8 in).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Huveneers, C. & McAuley, R.B. (2008). Orectolobus parvimaculatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 9 October 2009.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2009). "Orectolobus parvimaculatus" in FishBase. may 2009 version.