Definition of Orectolobus
1. Noun. Carpet sharks.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae
Member holonyms: Carpet Shark, Orectolobus Barbatus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orectolobus
Literary usage of Orectolobus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"In "Descriptions of Some New Sharks in the British Museum Collection," the Japanese Orectolobus is separated from 0. barbatus, as Orectolobus japonicus, ..."
2. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"... Carpet Shark (Orectolobus barbatus), the Tiger Shark (Galeo- cerdo rayneri), the Blue Shark* ..."
3. Histoire naturelle des poissons: ou, Ichthyologie générale by Auguste Henri André Duméril (1865)
"194.—Id., Cantor, Cat. Malay. fishes, p. 1374. — Id., Blkr, Plag., p. 17, et Enumeratio, p. 204, n° 2149. — Orectolobus ornatum, Bonap. ..."
4. Bibliographia zoologica by Concilium Bibliographicum (1896)
"... a, genus of Sharks. Proc. US Nat. MM. Vol. 18. No. 1057. p. 211-212. (Orectolobus is to be retained.) -Gill, Theodore. ..."