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angel shark

n.
Any of several raylike sharks of the genus Squatina, having a flattened body and winglike pectoral and pelvic fins.
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angel shark

or

angelfish

n
(Animals) any of several sharks constituting the family Squatinidae, such as Squatina squatina, that have very large flattened pectoral fins and occur in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Also called: monkfish
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angel shark - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks doangel shark - 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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angel shark

angel fish nsquadro
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Six of the species reviewed were listed as "critically endangered," three for the first time: the whitefin swellshark, the Argentine angel shark, and the smoothback angel shark.
His fellow angler Jamie Sergeant, who helped in landing the fish also caught a specimen angel shark of 30 lbs.
The eight species include the dusky shark, common guitarfish, smooth hammerhead, oceanic whitetip, bottlenose wedgefish and two look-alike species, smoothnose and white-spotted Wedgefish, also known as the giant guitarfish, and the angel shark
Despite their previous abundance, the angel shark was thought to only be spotted reliably around the Canary Islands.
ANGEL SHARK TODAY: Llyn Maritime FRIDAY-SATURDAY National Library of MONDAY 4-TUESDAY Sea Cadets, | Visit more information In an effort to get a better idea of their behaviour and population in Wales, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Natural Resources Wales launched the Angel Shark Project: Wales in July 2018, aiming to encourage people to report all sightings of the creatures.
After a 0-0 draw in the opening match, Sengkea's Team Angel Shark clicked into gear with a 3-1 win in their second game, Sengkea scoring a cracking long-range goal into the bottom corner, a la Harry Kane.
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 (18.2%), followed by skates (i.e., several species of Rajidae) (14.4%) and monkfish (10.9%).
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.