Squatina africana (
Known as: Angel Shark,
Aug 19, 2014
Of all the
Family Squatinidae: 13 species of Angelsharks (flat, ray-like bodies) ... aculeata -
Sawback angelshark or Monkfish; Squatina africana -
Taxonomic Notes: S. africana is regarded as the only angel shark occurring in the region, but given the rather sporadic distribution of this species, the author ...
Found on the continental shelf and uppermost slope, from the surf line close inshore to 494 m depth (Ref. 247). Feeds on bony fish, squid and octopus (Ref.
Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Squatina
Angel Sharks have flattened bodies that help them hide under sand to ... Angel
Sharks are reminiscent of skates, with flattened bodies. ...