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Carpet shark (Wobbegong)

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  • Carpet sharks are also called wobbegongs and belong to the group of nurse sharks.
  • They mostly live in tropical, shallow waters at the bottom, where they burrow into the slag of the seabed.
  • The sharks are nocturnal animals that are little or not at all active during the day. They are ambulance hunters and feed mainly on invertebrates such as crabs, squids and smaller bottom-living fish.