Squatina nebulosa Regan, 1906
Clouded angelshark
photo by Harris, M.

Family:  Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
Max. size:  163 cm TL (female)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 0 - 200 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: southeastern Sea of Japan to Taiwan, including Japan, Korea, China. Reported from the northern shelf of the South China Sea (Ref. 12082).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental shelves. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 (A2d+4d) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 26.07.05
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.02.94

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