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Squatina  Duméril, 1806
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160784

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                                  FamilySquatinidae Bonaparte, 1838 – angel sharks, angelotes, anges de mer, angelsharks, sand devils  
                                     GenusSquatina Duméril, 1806  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesSquatina aculeata Cuvier, 1829 – sawback angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina africana Regan, 1908 – African angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina argentina (Marini, 1930) – Argentine angelfish 
                                        SpeciesSquatina australis Regan, 1906 – Australian angelfish 
                                        SpeciesSquatina californica Ayres, 1859 – angelote del Pacífico, Pacific angel shark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina dumeril Lesueur, 1818 – angelote del Atlántico, Atlantic angel shark, sand devil, Atlantic angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina formosa Shen and Ting, 1972 – Tiawan angelfish, Taiwan angelshark, Taiwan angelfish 
                                        SpeciesSquatina japonica Bleeker, 1858 – Japanese angelfish, Japanese angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina nebulosa Regan, 1906 – clouded angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina oculata Bonaparte, 1840 – monk fish, smoothback angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina squatina (Linnaeus, 1758) – angelfish, angelshark, fiddle fish, angel shark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina tergocellata McCulloch, 1914 – ornate angelshark 
                                        SpeciesSquatina tergocellatoides Chen, 1963 – ocellated angelshark 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Squatina   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Squatina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.   
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 1   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Squatina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Squatina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Squatina   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.   
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Squatina   

 Geographic Information
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