Common Angelshark

Common angelshark swimming in the ocean.

About The Species

Common angelshark are found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Under the Endangered Species Act, NOAA Fisheries must list threatened and endangered marine species regardless of where they are found. The common angelshark is listed as endangered throughout its range under the ESA.

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Status

ESA Endangered - Foreign

throughout its range

Scientific Classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Chondrichthyes
Order
Squatiniformes
Family
Squatinidae
Genus
Squatina
Species
squatina