Definition of Squatina squatina

1. Noun. Sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do.

Exact synonyms: Angel Shark, Angelfish, Monkfish
Generic synonyms: Shark
Group relationships: Genus Squatina, Squatina



Lexicographical Neighbors of Squatina Squatina

Sputnik moment
Spy Wednesday
Spyeria
Spyridon
Sqn Ldr
Squadron Leader
Squadron Leaders
Squalidae
Squalus
Squalus acanthias
Squalus suckleyi
Square Mile
Squaresville
Squariel
Squatina
Squatina squatina (current term)
Squatinidae
Squillidae
Sr
Sranan
Sranan Tongo
Sravana
Srbija
Srebrenica
Sri Frederick Handley Page
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka rupee
Sri Lankan
Sri Lankan Sign Language

Literary usage of Squatina squatina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The species if really distinct are all very close to the European Squatina squatina. This is a moderate-sized shark of sluggish habit feeding ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"9-13), also belong to Squatina. SQUATINA OCCIDENTALIS n. sp. Plate XXVIII, Figs, la, Ib. Description.—Crown erect and comparatively stout, convex on both ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"9-13), also belong to Squatina. SQUATINA OCCIDENTALS n. sp. Plate XXVIII, Figs, la, Ib. Description.—Crown erect and comparatively stout, convex on both ..."

4. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Squatina squatina ( Lin incus). JAKIE. This species is a regular visitor at Cape Lookout, arriving the latter part of March and leaving about the ..."

5. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"... is as follows: Salt-water Fishes: Hexanchus griseus Scomberomorus cavalla Catulus uter Istiophorus nigricans Squatina squatina Tetrapturus albidus ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Squatina squatina on Dictionary.com!Search for Squatina squatina on Thesaurus.com!Search for Squatina squatina on Google!Search for Squatina squatina on Wikipedia!

Search