Also known as Benthic Shark, Cobbler Carpet Shark, North Australian Wobbegong, Northern Carpet Shark, Wards Wobbegong.
Found singly or in shivers, during the day over shallow intertidal areas, of the continental shelf, commonly resting under piers and on sandy bottoms, of coral and rocky reefs.
They feed nocturnally on fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 63cm
Depth - 1-3m
Western Central Pacific - Australia
These beautiful sharks are well camouflaged and are considered dangerous especially if they are with their juvenile offspring and have been known to bite! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/orectolobus-wardi