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Australian angel shark

Squatina australis

Australian Angel shark. Bay of fires, Tasmania.

Weight 7.000kg
Depth 15m
Squatina australis

About this species

Angel sharks appear to be a cross between a ray and a shark. Its back and large pectoral fins are light grey and covered with small white spots. Usual range is within southern Australia from WA to Port Stephens, NSW. Read more…

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