A diver, 35, was left with 15 puncture wounds on his hands after an angel shark
attacked him in a tank at Deep Sea World Aquarium in Fife, Scotland, in October 2008.
Movements, distribution feeding, and growth of the Pacific angel shark
, Squatina california, at Catalina Island, California, Master's thesis, Calif.
In Group 2, the angel shark
showed the highest contribution (18.
The sicklefin smoothhound (Mustelus lunulatus), prickly shark (Echinorhinus cookei), Pacific angel shark
(Squatina californica), and longtail stingray (Dasyatis longa) were the largest species recorded; and these species collectively represented nearly 5% of the total elasmobranch abundance.
Dr Maurice Clarke from the Irish Marine Institute told the documentary the bay's rich eco-system is also home to angel shark
and the white skate which are thought to be on the brink of extinction.
Protected species include: Atlantic angel shark
, basking shark, big-eye sand tiger shark, bigeye sixgill shark, bigeye thresher shark, bignose shark, Caribbean reef shark, caribbean sharpnose shark, dusky shark, galapagos shark, lemon shark*, longfin mako shark, narrowtooth shark, night shark, silky shark, sand tiger shark, sandbar shark, sevengill shark, sixgill shark, smalltail shark, spiny dogfish, whale shark, white shark, tiger shark*, great hammerhead shark*, scalloped* and smooth hammerhead shark*.
The Pacific Northwest is also home to over a dozen species of shark, from the reclusive bluntnose sixgill to the skatelike angel shark
and famed great white (some of the largest ever recorded were found on the Pacific coast).
Summary: An endangered angel shark
has given birth to 19 pups at the Deep Sea World aquarium in Scotland.
In total, 15 species were considered to be in the highest-risk category, critically endangered, 14 of which were sharks and rays including all three angel shark
species found in the region.
THE water vole, angel shark
and spiny seahorse are among five new species granted extra protection in Wales.
It is now to get full legal protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, along with the angel shark
, roman snail, spiny seahorse and short snouted seahorse.
The Government announced the voles, along with the angel shark
, roman snail, spiny seahorse and short-snouted seahorse, will be protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.