Squatiniformes

(Angelsharks)

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Saw sharks are often confused with sawfishes (rays).  The most noticeable differences being that sawsharks possess teeth and barbels plus their larger size.  There is not a lot of detailed information about these species.

 

Families of Squatiniformes


 
Squatinidae
      (Angelsharks)
  • 2 generea
  • 5 species
 
 
  1. Squatiniformes Angelsharks (Squatinidae)
    The Genera of Sawsharks
    • Squatina

      • Sawback angelshark (Squatina aculeata)
      • African Angelshark (Squatina africana)
      • Argentine Angel shark (Squatina argentina)
      • Chilean angel shark (Squatina armata)
      • Australian angelshark (Squatina australis)
      • Pacific angel shark (Squatina californica)
      • Sand devil (Squatina dumeril)
      • Angular angel shark (Squatina guggenheim)
      • Japanese angelshark (Squatina japonicus)
      • Smoothback Angel shark (Squatina occulta)
      • Smoothback angelshark (Squatina oculata)
      • Eastern Angel shark (Squatina sp. nov. A)
      • Western Angel shark (Squatina sp. nov. B)
      • Angelshark (Squatina squatina)
      • Ornate angelshark (Squatina tergocellata)
      • Atlantic Angelshark (Squatina dumeril)




            
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