Squatina occulta Vooren & da Silva, 1992
Hidden angel shark
photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

 Family:  Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
 Max. size:  120 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: southern Brazil to Argentina (Ref. 58839).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Max. length (Alfredo Carvalho Filho, pers. comm., 2002).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 15.09.99
 Modified by: Atanacio, Rachel C. - 27.07.04

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