Angel shark

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.

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Original source: Slingshot Author Philippe Guillaume
Author: Philippe Guillaume

The Angel shark lives in the demersal, marine environment.

The angel sharks are an unusual genus of sharks with flattened bodies and broad pectoral fins that give them a strong resemblance to skates and rays. The 16+ known species are in the genus Squatina, the only genus in its family, Squatinidae, and order Squatiniformes. More

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The angel shark is lives on the sandy bottom of the ocean. It lives offshore, in bays, and along the fringe of kelp forests. Its flat body is gray with olive blotches and it has large pectoral fins that look like wings. More

The angular angel shark, Squatina guggenheim, is an angel shark of the family Squatinidae found off southern Brazil and Argentina at depths of between 4 and 265 m. Its length is up to 1.3 m. Reproduction is ovoviviparous, with 6 to 8 pups in a litter. More

Do Pacific angel sharks have predators? Post a question - any question - to the WikiAnswers community: Copyrights: Dictionary. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright © 2007, 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. More

Angel Shark The Angel Shark (Squatina californica) has a flat gray body with olive blotches and large pectoral fins that look like wings. They live on the sandy bottom of the ocean offshore, in bays, and along the fringe of kelp forests. More

The angel sharks are an unusual genus of sharkShark Sharks are a type of fish with a full Cartilage skeleton and a highly Streamlines, streaklines and pathlinesd body. They respire with the use of five to seven gill slits.... More

Learn about the Angel Shark's common range. These sharks live in temperate to tropical ocean waters. More

Find out more information about the Common Angel Shark in the Elasmodiver Field Guide. More

Angel Shark pictures on this page. To view a picture of an Angel Shark click on the thumbnails below. Once you are viewing a picture, use the thumbnails below it to navigate to other Angel Shark pictures. More

Pacific Angel Shark Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See hundreds of other fish pictures and species information by clicking here for our main Fish Photo List. More

angel shark also has an unusual tail fin—the lower lobe is longer than the upper lobe. Most sharks’ tail fins look more top heavy. An angel shark spends its day buried in the sand, perfectly camouflaged by its gray, brown and black coloring. More

Pacific Angel Shark pups are born from March to June in deep water More

The Atlantic Angel Shark or Squatina dumeril is a very odd shaped shark that is often referred to as a Sand Devil. This sharks broad pectoral fins make it often mistaken for a type of stingray. More

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View all available Common Angel Shark Pictures in the Elasmodiver Shark Picture Database Common Names: Common Angel Shark, Angel Shark, Angelshark. More

The flattened appearance of an angel shark is very similar to that of a ray. Angel sharks have two dorsal fins well back on the body near the tail which has symmetrical lobes. More

Description: The teeth of the angel shark possess a main cusp, which is angled lingually, and no cusplets. The concaved solid and diverging root accounts for most of the size of the tooth. More

An Angel Shark doesn’t really look like what you would probably picture when you hear the word shark. This shark is very flat, with extended pectoral fins that make it look more like a ray or a skate than a shark. More

Angel sharks spend much of their time lying motionless on the bottom, typically partially buried in sandy or muddy substrates. More

The Angel shark spends most of its time buried camouflaged in the ocean's sandy floor. These docile sharks average 2 meters in length and eat mostly small shellfish and mollusks. More

Common names

Angel shark in English
Angelote in sp
Angelote in Spanish (español)
Angelshark in English
Chilean angel shark in English
South pacific angel shark in English
Thornback angel shark in English

Picture of Squatina armata has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
Original source: Shorefishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific Online Information System
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Order : Squatiniformes
Family : Squatinidae
Genus : Squatina
Species : Squatina armata
Authority : Philippi, 1887