Clouded angelshark

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Clouded angelshark
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squatiniformes
Family: Squatinidae
Genus: Squatina
S. nebulosa
Binomial name
Squatina nebulosa
Regan, 1906
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Range of clouded angelshark (in blue)

The clouded angelshark (Squatina nebulosa) is an angelshark of the family Squatinidae found in the northwest Pacific from the southeastern Sea of Japan to Taiwan between latitudes 47° N and 22° N. Its length is up to 1.63 m.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.


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