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Angel
Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Squatiniformes - angel sharks »  family Squatinidae - angel sharks »  genus Squatina

Scientific synonyms

Cestracion angelorum Swainson, 1838
Squalraia acephala de la Pylaie, 1835
Squalraia cervicata de la Pylaie, 1835
Squalus squatina Linnaeus, 1758
Squatina angelus Blainville, 1825
Squatina angelus Gronow in Gray, 1854
Squatina europaea Swainson, 1839
Squatina laevis Cuvier, 1816
Squatina lewis Couch, 1825
Squatina vulgaris Risso, 1810

Other names

= Angel Fiddle Fish
= Angel Puffy Fish
= Angel Ray
= Angel Shark
= Angelfish
= Angelshark
= Escat Jueu
= Fiddle Fish
= Monk

IUCN category:Critically Endangered
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/25656]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [736]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [39332]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Squatina squatina]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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