Squatina tergocellata

MCCULLOCH, 1914


Ornate angelshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squatiniformes Squatinidae

Reference of the original description
MCCULLOCH, A.R. (1914)
Report on some fishes obtained by the F.I.S. ENDEAVOUR on the coasts of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South and southwestern Australia. Part II. Biological Results Endeavour, 2: 77–199

Types
Squatina tergocellata
Holotype: AMS: E.4286 (missing);


Description :


Citation: Squatina tergocellata MCCULLOCH, 1914: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
deu \(T\) Geschmückter Meerengel, spa Angelote ornamentado, spa Ornate angel shark, fra \(T\) Ange de mer bourgeois, eng Angel shark, eng Archbishop, eng Large-spotted angel shark, eng Ornate angel shark, eng Ornate angelshark, eng Spotted angel shark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Found on the continental shelf and upper slope. Common in about 300 m depth [1388].

Size / Weight / Age
100.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1388])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 128 - 400 m [1388], usually 300 - ? m [1388]

Remarks
737