angel shark

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Synonyms for angel shark

sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do

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Summary: An endangered angel shark has given birth to 19 pups at the Deep Sea World aquarium in Scotland.
Species Captures Weight (kg) Atlantic sharpnose 4,197 5,199 Bonnethead 830 1,519 Smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis 134 344 Florida smoothhound, Mustelus norrisi 121 291 Carcharhinidae 85 99 Blacknose 81 226 Angel shark 59 159 Carcharhinus sp.
There are angel sharks, basking sharks, blues sharks, bull sharks, gray sharks, lemon sharks, sleeper sharks, and tiger sharks, among many other varieties.
Furthermore, Natanson (1984) and Natanson and Cailliet (1990), working with OTC-injected Pacific angel sharks, Squatina californica, found no correlation between centrum band deposition and any temporal cycle and concluded that bands were deposited in response to somatic growth.
Aquarium of the Bay is the only nature center to successfully breed Pacific Angel Sharks and the only aquarium to consistently exhibit, study and care for the species.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping in line with the pupping season for many local shark species, Aquarium of the Bay welcomed the births of four Pacific Angel Sharks in its Under the Bay exhibit today.
Twenty-year-old Angelis left Deep Sea World in North Queensferry, Fife, in the hope of finding a mate and producing up to 25 baby angel sharks.
In addition to the new pup, the Aquarium currently has two adult angel sharks in its collection, which includes sevengill sharks, smoothhound sharks, spiny dogfish, leopard sharks, soupfin sharks and swell sharks.