Definition of Orectolobus

1. Noun. Carpet sharks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Orectolobus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae
Member holonyms: Carpet Shark, Orectolobus Barbatus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orectolobus

Ordibehesht
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey map
Ordophone
Ordophones
Ordovian
Ordovician
Ordovician period
Ore.
Oreamnos
Oreamnos americanus
Orebite
Orebites
Orectolobidae
Orectolobus (current term)
Orectolobus barbatus
Oregon
Oregon Jargon
Oregon alder
Oregon ash
Oregon cedar
Oregon crab apple
Oregon fir
Oregon grape
Oregon grapes
Oregon holly grape
Oregon larch
Oregon lily
Oregon maple

Literary usage of Orectolobus

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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. ..."

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