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Deep-Sea taxon details

Squatina africana Regan, 1908

217373  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217373)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on the continental shelf and uppermost slope, inshore near the surf line and deeper. Most commonly found between 60...  
Description Found on the continental shelf and uppermost slope, inshore near the surf line and deeper. Most commonly found between 60 and 300 m depth. Feeds on bony fishes, squids and octopi. Ovoviviparous, with about 7 to 11 young in a litter. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Squatina africana Regan, 1908. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217373 on 2020-10-23
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2020). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Squatina africana Regan, 1908. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217373 on 2020-10-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (12/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the continental shelf and uppermost slope, inshore near the surf line and deeper. Most commonly found between 60 and 300 m depth. Feeds on bony fishes, squids and octopi. Ovoviviparous, with about 7 to 11 young in a litter. [details]
LanguageName 
English African angelshark  [details]
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