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noun
any shark of the family Orectolobidae, found in tropical Indo-Pacific waters, having mottled skin and fleshy lobes along the sides of the head.
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Origin of carpet shark

First recorded in 1925–30
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carpet shark

noun
any of various sharks of the family Orectolobidae, having two dorsal fins and a patterned back, typically marked with white and brown
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