Image: Cobbler Wobbegong, Sutorectus tentaculatus

Cobbler Wobbegong, Sutorectus tentaculatus

A Cobbler Wobbegong at a depth of 4.5 m, Port Hughes, South Australia, 16 November 2008.

Photographer:
Phil Mercurio
Rights:
© Phil Mercurio

Notes

The Cobbler Wobbegong has few unbranched dermal lobes on the head and warty tubercles on the head and back.

The species occurs from the lower central coast of Western Australia to eastern South Australia.

Reference:
Last, P.R. & J.D. Stevens. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Edition 2. CSIRO. Pp. 644, Pl. 1- 91.

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