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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Squalus squatina Linnaeus, 1758, Syst.Nat., ed. 10, 1:233.

Squatina vulgaris Risso, 1810
Squatina angelus Blainville, 1816
Squatina laevis Cuvier, 1817
Squatina lewis Couch, 1825
? Squalraia acephala de la Pylaie, 1835
? Squalraia cervicata de la Pylaie, 1835
Squatina europaea Swainson, 1839

FAO Names:
Angelshark [English]
Ange de mer commun [French]
Angelote [Spanish]
SQUAT Squat 1 [FAO Code]

Angelshark (Squatina squatina)