Angelsharks – Squatiniformes

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All Sharks In This Order:

Taiwan Angelshark

Family: Squatinidae | Genus: Squatina | CITES: Not Listed | IUCN: Endangered

The Taiwan Angelshark is found only in the waters around Taiwan and Japan. Their scientific name comes from the traditional name for Taiwan, Formosa. This species is categorized as endangered by the IUCN as they suspect there has been a… read more.

Western Angelshark

Family: Squatinidae | Genus: Squatina | Species: Squatina pseudocellata | CITES: Not Listed | IUCN: Least Concern

Western Angelsharks are a poorly known species that are endemic to the northern part of Western Australia in the western central Pacific Ocean and eastern Indian Ocean at depths between 150 to 312 m. Biology and Behaviour Western angelsharks have… read more.

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