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Squatina californica Ayres, 1859

Pacific angelshark
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Élasmobranches (requins et raies) (sharks and rays) > Squatiniformes (Angel sharks) > Squatinidae (Angel sharks)
Etymology: Squatina: Latin, squatina, -ae = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Ayres.

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

; marin démersal; profondeur 3 - 205 m (Ref. 9253), usually 3 - 46 m (Ref. 54903).   Subtropical; 60°N - 22°N, 139°W - 104°W (Ref. 54903)

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: southeastern Alaska to Gulf of California; Costa Rica to southern Chile.

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?, range 86 - 108 cm
Max length : 152 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 247); âge max. reporté: 35 années (Ref. 6147)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 0; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 0; Épines anales 0; Rayons mous anaux: 0

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found on the continental shelf and littoral areas (Ref. 247).A sluggish and inactive species that buries itself in sand or mud (Ref. 247). Also found around rocks, heads of submarine canyons, and sometimes near kelp forests (Ref. 247). Feeds on bottom and epibenthic fishes, including croakers, California halibut, and squid (Ref. 247). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Can whip up its head and snap very quickly when touched, provoked, harassed, or speared, and can inflict painful lacerations (Ref. 247).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaborateurs

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 1 - Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/1):1-249. Rome, FAO. (Ref. 247)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 119314)

  Quasi-menacé (NT) ; Date assessed: 03 December 2014

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 247)





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12.5 - 25.9, mean 21 (based on 60 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00285 - 0.01930), b=3.04 (2.80 - 3.28), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Très faible, temps minimum de doublement de population supérieur à 14 ans (K=0.15-0.16; tm=8-13; tmax=35; Fec=6).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (65 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Medium.