(W. K. H. Peters, 1864)
|Range of Cobbler wobbegong (in blue)|
The cobbler wobbegong, Sutorectus tentaculatus, is a carpet shark in the family Orectolobidae, the only member of the genus Sutorectus. It is found in the subtropical eastern Indian Ocean around Western Australia between latitudes 26° S and 35° S. It is frequently found in rocky and coral reef areas. Cobbler wobbegong reaches a length of 92 cm. It has unbranched dermal lobes on the head, rows of warty tubercles along the back and black spots on the body and fins.
Its reproduction is ovoviviparous.
- Dianne J. Bray, 2011, Cobbler Wobbegong, Sutorectus tentaculatus, in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Oct 2014, http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/1979
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Sutorectus tentaculatus" in FishBase. may 2006 version.