Ornate angelshark

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Ornate angelshark
Squatina tergocellata.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squatiniformes
Family: Squatinidae
Genus: Squatina
Species: S. tergocellata
Binomial name
Squatina tergocellata
McCulloch, 1914
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Range of ornate angelshark (in blue)

The ornate angelshark, Squatina tergocellata, is an angel shark of the family Squatinidae endemic to southeast Australia between latitudes 30° S and 35° S, at depths of between 130 and 400 m. Its length is up to 1.4 m.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous, with two to nine pups per litter.

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