ID: Intricate network of dark-edged spots in shades of brown; broad, flattened head with continuous fringe of branched tentacles around mouth. Solitary Rest on bottom of sheltered coastal and barrier reefs in 1-15 m. Localized: N. Australia. Indonesia and S. New Guinea
SIZE: to 290 cm
ID: Mottled and blotched spotted brown; wide irregular bar between head and 1st dorsal fin and bars below both dorsal fins and base of tail; flattened head with clusters of flap-like tentacles (sharks). Solitary. Rest on coral and rocky reefs to 30 m. Asian Pacific: Indonesia. New Guinea and Australia.
SIZE: to 320 cm
ID: Brown with dark saddles and pale irregular circular markings; broad flattened head with mostly unbranched tentacles in clusters, pair of longer and wider tentacles near snout tip. Solitary. Rest on coral and rocky reefs to 110 m. Localized: S. & E. Australia.
SIZE: to 25 cm
ID: Brown with saddles or bars and dense reticulum of dark spots: several widely scattered skin flaps on side of broad flattened head, pair of nasal barbels longer than skin flap. Solitary and sluggish. Rest on bottom of coastal and lagoon reefs to 5 m.Localized: Northern half of Australia.