Squatina punctata Marini, 1936
Squatina punctata
photo by Murch, A.

Family:  Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
Max. size:  87 cm TL (male/unsexed); 91 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 100 m
Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: southern Brazil to Argentina.
Biology:  This species is found throughout the year in coastal waters.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 (A2bd) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 23.02.05
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 12.02.07

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