Ocellated angelshark

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Ocellated angelshark
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squatiniformes
Family: Squatinidae
Genus: Squatina
Species: S. tergocellatoides
Binomial name
Squatina tergocellatoides
J. S. T. F. Chen, 1963
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Range of ocellated angelshark (in blue)

The ocellated angelshark (Squatina tergocellatoides) is an angelshark of the family Squatinidae found only from the Taiwan Straits in the western Pacific between latitudes 28 and 22°N and in northern Malaysia. Its length is up to 63 cm.

Reproduction is ovoviviparous.


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