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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquatinidae Bonaparte, 1838 
AphiaID: 105717

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSqualomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSquatiniformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSquatiniformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorangel sharks  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavengelfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavengelfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsänglar  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquatina Duméril, 1806

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualraia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquatina Duméril, 1806
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fins 2, spineless; anal fins lacking. Large spiracles; 5 gill openings. Mouth nearly terminal; eyes dorsal; nostrils terminal bearing barbels on anterior margin. Batoid-like shape. Maximum length up to 2 m. They feed on a variety of small bony fishes, crustaceans, cephalopods, gastropods and bivalves. They use their highly protrusible, traplike jaws to suddenly snap up prey at high speed.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105717
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Squatinidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105717 on 2014-09-23
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