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Argentine Angelshark (Squatina argentina)

Status
ESA Candidate Species - throughout its range

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Squatiniformes
Family: Squatinidae
Genus: Squatina
Species: argentina

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List 19 Species and 3 Subpopulations of Sharks as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

78 FR 69376 11/19/2013
Petition to list under the ESA from WildEarth Guardians n/a 07/15/2013

Updated: February 27, 2014

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