What To Look For:
A large, solid wobbegong with only a few lobes on the
edge of the head. The handsomely patterned body is
pale brown and greenish, with pale spots defined by
white edges. Although sluggish during the day, this
shark is active at night when it stalks its prey. An
abundant species found from the shore to depths of 110
m. where fishermen find them wedged in lobster pots.
Up to 3.2 m.
Around Australia and possibly as far north as Japan.
Bottom-living invertebrates and bony fish.
Live-bearer, with up to 37 young per litter.
Danger To Humans:
An aggressive shark with records of unprovoked attacks on
divers and boats, characteristically holding on after