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Angular angel shark

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Family  Squatinidae
Scientific name  Squatina guggenheim
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Squatiniformes
Genus  Squatina
Higher classification  Angel shark
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Similar  Angel shark, Shark, Argentine angelshark, Eastern angelshark, Australian angelshark

The angular angel shark or spiny angel shark (Squatina guggenheim) is an angel shark of the family Squatinidae found off southern Brazil, Uruguay, and northern 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. Shallow inshore regions are important as nursery grounds for this endangered species.

References

Angular angel shark Wikipedia


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