Western Angelshark, Squatina pseudocellata Last & White 2008


Other Names: Western Angel Shark, Western Angel Shark

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Western Angelshark, Squatina pseudocellata Last & White 2008

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Distribution

Endemic to tropical and subtropical waters of Western Australia between Port Hedland and Dorre Island. The Western Angelshark lives on the bottom on the outer continental shelf and upper slope in depths of 150-312 m

Size

To 75 cm TL

Conservation

IUCN Red List: Data Deficient

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Western Angelshark, Squatina pseudocellata Last & White 2008

References


Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [as Squatina sp.]

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World. London : Collins 368 pp. [as Squatina sp. B]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [as Squatina sp. B]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp.

Last, P.R. & White, W.T. 2008. Three new angel sharks (Chondrichthyes: Squatinidae) from the Indo-Australian region. Zootaxa 1734: 1-26

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1985. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. [as Squatina tergocellata]

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37024005

Conservation:Data Deficient

Depth:150–312 m

Max Size:75 cm TL

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