Squatina squatina


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Related to Squatina squatina: Squatina dumeril
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Noun1.Squatina squatina - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks doSquatina squatina - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
genus Squatina, Squatina - type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks
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Squalus blainvillei Hexanchiformes Chalmydoselachus anguineus Heptranchias perlo * Hexanchus griseus Pristiformes Pristis pristis Squatiniformes * Squatina squatina Torpediniformes ?
ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME Squaliformes Squalidae Angel shark Squaliformes Pristiophoridae Sawshark Squaliformes Squalidae Spurdog Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Cow shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Blue shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Tiger shark Lamniformes Scyliorhinidae Dogfish shark Lamniformes Sphyrnidae Hammerhead shark Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Basking shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Great white shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Mako shark Lamniformes Alopiidae Thresher shark Lamniformes Rhincodontidae Whale shark Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Bullhead shark ORDER LATIN NAME SIZE Squaliformes Squatina squatina 1-2 m Squaliformes Pristiophorus nudipinnus 1.