Squatiniformes

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Squatiniformes
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Biliteria
Branch Deuterostomia
Phylum Information
Phylum Chordata
Sub-phylum Vertebrata
Infraphylum Gnathostomata
Class Information
Class Chondrichthyes
Sub-class Elasmobranchii
Order Information
Superorder Selachimorpha
Order Squatiniformes
Family Information
Family [[Squatinidae]]
Population statistics

Squatiniformes is an order of sharks representing a single family of sixteen species. Identified by a flattened, ray-like appearance, they are also called "angelsharks" or "monkfish", in park to loosely-appearing like a clergyman or an angel.

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