Tasselled Wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)

Also known as Bearded Wobbegong, Ogilbys Wobbegong, Wobbegong

Description

Also known as Bearded Wobbegong, Ogilbys Wobbegong, Wobbegong.

Found singly or in schools often resting on the bottom over the continental shelf and off-shore reefs.
They feed on benthic fish and invertebrates.
Length - 360cm
Depth - 2-50m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

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/756

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