Squatina squatina Angel Shark


A good looking tooth from Belgium belonging to the Squatina squatina. 5 mm long.

A Squatina squatina tooth will make great gift or fine addition to any fossil collection.




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About Squatina squatina

Physical Description


Age and Distribution

This Squatina squatina fossil tooth is from the Pliocene of Belgium. This shark lived approximately 33-2,6 million years ago. We know that this shark species is wide spread over the world and today is found in temperate waters.

S. squatina co-inhabited the sea with other sharks like the monster shark Megalodon: (Otodus megalodon), Megamouth shark (Megachasma cf pelagios), Sleeper shark aka Greenland shark: (Somniosus microcephalus), Basking shark: (Cetorhinus maximus) and many more sharks. Besides sharks other animals swam in these waters like: bony fish, rays, birds and marine mammals like toothed whales, dolphins and seals.


About the Squatina squatina

Evolutionary Significance