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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)

Synonyms:

Squatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Squalus squatina Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. X, 1: 233-234 ('Habitat in Oceano Europaeo').One specimen, possibly a syntype, in the Linnaean Collection in Uppsala, no. 161 (dried).
Squatina vulgaris Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 45-46 (off Nice). No type material.
Rhina squatina: Rafinesque, 1810: 14 Duméril, 1865: 464-465, pl. V (fig. S) Günther, 1870: 430-431,part. Day, 1884: 326-328, pl. CLXIII Garman, 1913: 251-252, part. Ehrenbaum, 1936: 291 Nybelin, 1942: 269, pl. opposite p. 261.
Squatina angelus Blainville, 1816, Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris, 8: 121 (new name only, attributed to Duméril, 1806).
Squatina laevis Cuvier, 1817, Règne anim., 2: 131 (new name for S. squatina Linnaeus only).
Squatina angelus: Blainville, 1820-1830: 53-55, pl. XIII (fig. 1-2) Risso, 1826: 139-140 Bonaparte, 1840: fasc. XXVIII, pta. 147, 4 p., pl. Canestrini, 1872: 51 Moreau, 1881: 369-372, fig. 66 Doderlein, 1881: 112 Roule, 1912: 18.
Squatina vulgaris: Müller & Henle, 1841: 99-100, pl. XXXV Krøyer, 1852-1853: 935-936.
Squatina laevis: Carus, 1889-1893: 514 Soljan, 1963: 49-50, part.
Squatina squatina: Griffini, 1903: 111-113, fig. 61 Roule, 1919: 124 Lozano Rey, 1928: 492-494, fig. 164, pl. VI De Buen, 1931: pl. 30 Nobre, 1935: 464-466, pl. LXV (fig. 205) Norman, 1935: 8 Fowler, 1936: 91-92, fig. 33 Redeke, 1941: 44-46, fig. 16 Poll, 1947: 73-77, fig. 47-48 Dieuzeide et al., 1953: 61-62, fig. Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 137-138, fig. 86 Tortonese, 1956: 194-196, fig. 106 Muus & Dahlström, 1965: 50-51, fig. 15 Bini, 1967: 109-112, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 75, fig.

Common names:

Angelshark [En]
Ange de mer commun [Fr]
Angelote [Es]
Meerengel [De]
zeeëngel [Ne]

Angelshark (Squatina squatina)