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Squatina tergocellata  McCulloch, 1914

Ornate angelshark
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Australia country information

Common names: Angel shark, Archbishop, Large-spotted angel shark
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: minor commercial | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from Geraldton in Western Australia to Port Lincoln in South Australia (Ref. 6871). Also caught off Victoria and New South Wales (Ref. 7300). Frequently caught in small amounts by trawlers fishing for Platycephalus and Nemadactylus macropterus in the Great Australian Bight (Ref. 6871).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Squatiniformes (Angel sharks) > Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 31576); 125.0 cm TL (female)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 115 - 125 cm

Environment

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 120 - 400 m (Ref. 41394), usually ? - 300 m (Ref. 6871)

Climate / Range

Temperate; 30°S - 35°S, 115°E - 136°E (Ref. 54910)

Distribution

Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on the continental shelf and upper slope. Common in about 300 m depth (Ref. 6871). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Flesh is tasty (Ref. 6871).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.5   ±0.62 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Fec assumed to be <100)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (62 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium