Facts Summary: The Smoothback Angel Shark (Squatina oculata) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. This species is also known by the following name(s): Monkfish.
Smoothback Angel Shark Facts Last Updated: January 1, 2016
To Cite This Page:
Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Smoothback Angel Shark Facts" (Online).
Accessed 1/26/2020 at http://earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?sp=4670&ID=8.
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The Seven Sea Turtle Species of the World
Sea turtles are graceful saltwater reptiles, well adapted to life at sea. Unlike
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limbs, they are graceful swimmers able to
navigate across the oceans of the world.
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