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Squatina albipunctata Last, &. White, 2008
EASTERN ANGELSHARK
Eastern Angel Shark; Squatina sp A

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Species Squatina albipunctata Last & White, 2008

Eastern Angel Shark, Eastern Angelshark

 

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Distribution

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New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

Off Cairns, QLD (17°45'S) to off Lakes Entrance, VIC (38°42'S); subtropical

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

37–415 m

 

General References

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World . London : Collins 368 pp. [148] (as Squatina sp. A)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [278] (as Squatina sp. A)

Macbeth, W.G., Vandenberg, M. & Graham, K.J. 2008. Identifying Sharks and Rays; A guide to Commercial Fishers . Sydney : New South Wales Department of Primary Industry pp. 71. [52]

 

Common Name References

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [274] (Eastern Angel Shark)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [112] (Eastern Angelshark)

 

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Squatina albipunctata Last & White , 2008

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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Squatiniformes (Angel sharks) > Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
Etymology: Squatina: Latin, squatina, -ae = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335 ) ;   albipunctata: distinctive white-spotted colour pattern (Ref. 74939 ) .  More on authors: Last & White .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 37 - 415 m (Ref. 74939 ).   Tropical; 17°S - 38°S

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Pacific: Australia. Occurs off eastern Australia between Cairns, Queensland and Lakes Entrance, Victoria (Ref. 74939 ).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 98.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74939 ); 56.6 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 17.0 kg (Ref. 118750 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae : 134 - 139. Body robust, strongly depressed anteriorly, firm. Trunk similarly depressed, almost ray-like, deepest over abdomen. Not tapering abruptly at pelvic-fin insertion, tail strongly depressed, even at origin of caudal fin. Abdomen moderately elongate. Head broad, extended laterally, strongly depressed; oval in cross-section; Pectoral fins very large, expanded, base very fleshy; Pelvic fins large, elongate; Dorsal fins similar in size and shape, somewhat upright, close together; Dermal denticles densely covering entire dorsal surface of body (Ref. 74939 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaborators

Last, P.R. and W.T. White , 2008. Three new angel sharks (Chondrichthyes:Squatinidae) from the Indo-Australian region. Zootaxa 1734:1-26. (Ref. 74939 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Vulnerable (VU)  (A2bd+3bd+4bd); Date assessed: 20 February 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 14.1 - 20.3, mean 15.8 (based on 15 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  4.0   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .

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