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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:67b32f11-42b4-4468-8ad8-f2ec37b28fd9

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Orectolobus halei
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNNear Threatened

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    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
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Online resources

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Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.131
Common_Name: Banded wobbegong;Ornate wobbegong
Depth: 2–50 m
Description: The banded wobbegong is the most common wobbegong species in southern Australian waters. It possesses a covering of blotches surrounded by black spots over the body and fins. The upper body of all wobbegong species is covered by mottled browns, greys and greens, and leafy skin flaps are present around the lip. Wobbegongs have long pointed that teeth can inflict a painful wound if the animal is molested
Distribution: Ningaloo, WA, to Southport, Qld, and Flinders I, Tas.
Frequency: 3.145
Habitat: Reef
IUCN_Threat_status: Near Threatened
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 3 m
Range: 382.534
Synonyms: Orectolobus ornatus halei whitley, 1940
Threats: Commercial fishing
similar_species: A smaller wobbegoring with a similar pattern, the ornate wobbegong Orectolobus ornatus, occurs from northern NSW to northern Qld
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Orectolobus halei

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Orectolobus ornatus (De Vis, 1883)
Orectolobus ornatus (De Vis, 1883) (De Vis, 1883)
Orectolobus devisi Ogilby, 1916
Published in: McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part I. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 1–144
Orectolobus devisi Ogilby, 1916
Published in: Ogilby, J.D. 1916. Checklist of the cephalochordates, selachians, and fishes of Queensland. 1. Cephalochordata, Selachii, Isospondyli (part). Mem. Qld Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 70-98 fig. 1
Orectolobus devisi Ogilby, 1916 Ogilby, 1916
Orectolobus ornatus halei Whitley, 1940 Whitley, 1940
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1940. The Fishes of Australia. Part 1. The sharks, rays, devil-fish, and other primitive fishes of Australia and New Zealand Sydney : Roy. Zool. Soc. N.S.W. pp. 280 pp. 303 figs

Common Names

Common name Source
Banded Carpet Shark
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Carpetshark
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Gulf Wobbegong
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Wobbegong
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Carpet Shark
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Ornate Wobbegong
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Banded Wobbegong
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
ORECTOLOBIFORMES
family
ORECTOLOBIDAE
genus
Orectolobus
species
Orectolobus halei  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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