Angelshark Animal Pictures

Squatina squatina 

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Closeup of Angelshark mouth

Closeup of Angelshark mouth -- Squatina squatina in the sand
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Common Angelsharks have conical nasal barbels.

Squatina squatina in the sand

Squatina squatina in the sand
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Angelsharks have a distinctive "batoid" shape that resembles a ray.

Squatina squatina, or common Angelshark, swimming on ocean bottom

Squatina squatina, or common Angelshark, swimming on ocean bottom
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Angelsharks are bottom-dwelling sharks that can be found in depths up to 492 feet.

Common Angelshark, Squatina squatina, swimming on the bottom of the ocean among other types of fish

Common Angelshark, Squatina squatina, swimming on the bottom of the ocean among other types of fish
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Athough they are classified as being critically endangered, Angelsharks are still caught by fishermen, both accidentally and on purpose.

Common Angelshark, Squatina,Squatina on the ocean floor

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Like other shark species Angelsharks give birth to live young.