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Noun1.Squatina - type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharksSquatina - type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Squatinidae, Squatinidae - bottom-dwelling ray-like sharks
angel shark, Squatina squatina, angelfish, monkfish - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do
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One species, Squatina squatina, or the common angel shark, once ranged from the waters off of Scandinavia down to northwestern Africa.
Angel sharks (Squatina squatina) are "flat sharks" that spend most of their time camouflaged on the bottom of the seabed, ambushing fish.
Angel sharks (Squatina squatina) are 'flat sharks' that spend most of their time camouflaged on the bottom of the seabed, ambushing fish.
In some species, such as the Pacific angel (Squatina californica) and basking (Cetorhinus maximus) sharks, there is no apparent link to time at any life stage (Natanson and Cailliet, 1990; Natanson et al., 2008).
shark (Squatina squatina) [which is] regionally extinct from much of
These include both mobile taxa (e.g., Triakis semifasciata and Mustelus spp.) and more sedentary species (Rhinobatosproductus, Platyrhinoidis triseriata, and Squatina californica).
There are reports which describe the topography of these muscles in the sharks (Squalus Linnaeus, 1758; Etmopterus Rafinesque, 1810, Squatina Dumeril, 1806, Scyliorhinus Blainville, 1816 e Pristiurus Bonaparte, 1834") relating them to their respective way of life (Lima et al.).
Movements, distribution feeding, and growth of the Pacific angel shark, Squatina california, at Catalina Island, California, Master's thesis, Calif.
Group 3 (7 species) included flatfishes (Paralichthys spp.) and several elasmobranchs (Dasyatis spp., Squatina Guggenheim Marini, 1936, Rinobatospercellens (Walbaum, 1792)).
The most abundant (according to tooth number) elamosmobranch taxa are Squatina (37.89%), Pristiophorus (22.45%), Odontaspididae (17.24%), Myliobatis (6.70%), Squalus (6.81%), Rajidae (4.72) and Holocephali (2.68%).