Squatina squatina

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Synonyms for Squatina squatina

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

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Until around six years ago we did have an Angelshark at the zoo before she sadly died of natural causes.
Ben Wray, Marine Biodiversity Ecologist at Natural Resources Wales, said: "Commercial fishermen and anglers have been reporting more sightings of Angelsharks in recent years.
Angelsharks, known as monk or monkfish by many fishermen, can grow up to around two and a half metres (around eight feet) in length.