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Angel shark

Angel Shark Squatina squatina

With its flat body, broad trunk and large, very high pectoral fins, Squatina squatina resembles a large ray more than a shark. Its skin is grey to reddish or greenish-brown and is scattered with small white spots and blackish dots. Whisker-like nasal barbels project from near the nostrils. Image: Jome Jome (iNaturalist).

Find out more: iNaturalist, Marine Life Information Centre


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