carpet-shark

carpet shark

noun
any shark of the family Orectolobidae, found in tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having mottled skin and fleshy lobes along the sides of the head.

Origin:
1925–30

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carpet shark
 
n
any of various sharks of the family Orectolobidae, having two dorsal fins and a patterned back, typically marked with white and brown

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