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An active bottom-dwelling cartilaginous fish with broad winglike pectoral fins.
- ‘I hoped to encounter a much bigger creature, and after ascending 20m back up the cliff face through schools of pink and orange Atlantic damselfish, our guide signalled that he had indeed found a large angel shark buried in the sand below.’
- ‘Anglers are wrongly referred to as monkfish by fishmongers, though monkfish are in fact angel sharks.’
- ‘The action is an attempt to reverse the alarming declines over the past decade of previously plentiful species including red snapper, angel sharks and abalone.’
- ‘Then, like the lightning fast angel sharks of today, they would spring forth and grab their prey.’
- ‘Miller and Turner speculate the shark may have resembled an angel shark, a ray-like bottom-dweller found in most temperate and tropical oceans.’
angel shark/ˈānjəl SHärk/
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