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Family: Squatinidae Angel sharks



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Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 188 cm TL
Squatina aculeata Cuvier, 1829

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Squatina aculeata
[Sawback angelshark]

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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 108 cm TL
Squatina africana Regan, 1908

Photo by FAO
 
Squatina africana
[African angelshark]
No picture found
Pacific
Max. Length 98.5 cm TL

 
Squatina albipunctata
[Eastern Angel Shark]

Photo by Gadig, O.B.F.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Squatina argentina (Marini, 1930)

Photo by Gadig, O.B.F.
 
Squatina argentina
[Argentine angelshark]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Southeast Pacific

Squatina armata (Philippi, 1887)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Squatina armata
[]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 152 cm TL
Squatina australis Regan, 1906

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Squatina australis
[Australian angelshark]

Photo by Walsh, Ebert & Compagno

Western Pacific
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Squatina caillieti Walsh, Ebert & Compagno, 2011

Photo by Walsh, Ebert & Compagno
 
Squatina caillieti
[]

Photo by Murch, A.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 152 cm TL
Squatina californica Ayres, 1859

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Squatina californica
[Pacific angelshark]
No picture found
Caribbean
Max. Length 78.7 cm TL

 
Squatina david
[David’s Angel Shark]

Photo by Harris, M.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 152 cm TL
Squatina dumeril Lesueur, 1818

Photo by Harris, M.
 
Squatina dumeril
[Atlantic angel shark]

Photo by Kochi University, Lab. Of Marine Biology, Faculty of Science (BSKU)

North Western Pacific
Max. Length 55.4 cm TL
Squatina formosa Shen & Ting, 1972

Photo by Kochi University, Lab. Of Marine Biology, Faculty of Science (BSKU)
 
Squatina formosa
[Taiwan angleshark]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Squatina guggenheim Marini, 1936

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Squatina guggenheim
[Angular angel shark]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 49 cm TL

 
Squatina heteroptera
[Disparate angel shark]

Photo by FAO

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Squatina japonica Bleeker, 1858

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Squatina japonica
[Japanese angelshark]

Photo by Zulfiaty, E.

Indian Ocean
Max. Length 134.1 cm TL
Squatina legnota Last & White, 2008

Photo by Zulfiaty, E.
 
Squatina legnota
[Indonesian Angel Shark]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 88 cm TL

 
Squatina mexicana
[Mexican angel shark]

Photo by Harris, M.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 163 cm TL
Squatina nebulosa Regan, 1906

Photo by Harris, M.
 
Squatina nebulosa
[Clouded angelshark]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Squatina occulta Vooren & da Silva, 1992

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Squatina occulta
[Hidden angel shark]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Squatina oculata Bonaparte, 1840

Photo by FAO
 
Squatina oculata
[Smoothback angelshark]
No picture found
Indian Ocean
Max. Length 75.1 cm TL

 
Squatina pseudocellata
[Western angelshark]

Photo by Murch, A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Squatina punctata Marini, 1936

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Squatina punctata
[]

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 244 cm TL
Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hernández-González, C.L.
 
Squatina squatina
[Angelshark]

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Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 135 cm TL
Squatina tergocellata McCulloch, 1914

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Squatina tergocellata
[Ornate angelshark]

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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Squatina tergocellatoides Chen, 1963

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Squatina tergocellatoides
[Ocellated angelshark]
No picture found
Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 132 cm TL

 
Squatina varii
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Squatina aculeata Sawback angelshark Eastern Atlantic 188 TL 1829
Squatina africana African angelshark Western Indian Ocean 108 TL 1908
Squatina albipunctata Eastern Angel Shark Pacific 98.5 TL 2008
Squatina argentina Argentine angelshark Southwest Atlantic 170 TL 1930
Squatina armata Southeast Pacific 1887
Squatina australis Australian angelshark Eastern Indian Ocean 152 TL 1906
Squatina caillieti Western Pacific 32.8 TL 2011
Squatina californica Pacific angelshark Eastern Pacific 152 TL 1859
Squatina david David’s Angel Shark Caribbean 78.7 TL 2016
Squatina dumeril Atlantic angel shark Western Atlantic 152 TL 1818
Squatina formosa Taiwan angleshark North Western Pacific 55.4 TL 1972
Squatina guggenheim Angular angel shark Southwest Atlantic 130 TL 1936
Squatina heteroptera Disparate angel shark Western Atlantic 49 TL 2007
Squatina japonica Japanese angelshark Northwest Pacific 200 TL 1858
Squatina legnota Indonesian Angel Shark Indian Ocean 134.1 TL 2008
Squatina mexicana Mexican angel shark Western Atlantic 88 TL 2007
Squatina nebulosa Clouded angelshark Northwest Pacific 163 TL 1906
Squatina occulta Hidden angel shark Southwest Atlantic 120 TL 1992
Squatina oculata Smoothback angelshark Eastern Atlantic 160 TL 1840
Squatina pseudocellata Western angelshark Indian Ocean 75.1 TL 2008
Squatina punctata Southwest Atlantic 91 TL 1936
Squatina squatina Angelshark Northeast Atlantic 244 TL 1758
Squatina tergocellata Ornate angelshark Eastern Indian Ocean 135 TL 1914
Squatina tergocellatoides Ocellated angelshark Northwest Pacific 63 TL 1963
Squatina varii Southwestern Atlantic 132 TL 2018



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