Disparate angelshark

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Disparate angelshark
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squatiniformes
Family: Squatinidae
Genus: Squatina
S. heteroptera
Binomial name
Squatina heteroptera
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The disparate angelshark (Squatina heteroptera) is a species of angelshark. It occurs at depths down to 164 m in the Gulf of Mexico and reaches a length of 49 cm (19 in). Heteroptera in its name refers to the difference in size, shape and area of the two dorsal fins.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Squatina heteroptera" in FishBase. April 2006 version.