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Ancient Ultra Rare Angel Sharks Found Living Off the Coast of Wales Video


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Caree
- 88 days ago - bbc.com
Scientists have found evidence that one of the world's rarest sharks is alive and well, living off the Welsh coast. Regarded as a particularly precious shark species, it is at the end of a distinct branch of the tree of life.



   

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Caree C (250)
Friday January 25, 2019, 3:52 pm
Sharks of almost all species are notoriously slow breeders, which greatly restricts their ability to bounce back from overfishing. In April 2008, the UK government afforded the angel shark full protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act. Once considered abundant in the Atlantic Ocean, the angel shark (Squatina squatina) was classified as "critically endangered" in 2010.
 

Animae C (508)
Friday January 25, 2019, 4:51 pm
Good news!
Now, i hope they leave it alone!!!!

TY Caree 🦈
 

Lisa M (15)
Friday January 25, 2019, 6:03 pm
Beautiful and magnificent! I agree with Animae--LEAVE THEM ALONE!
 

Raleigh koritz (359)
Friday January 25, 2019, 7:48 pm
Amazing and beautiful! They should leave them alone! ty Caree
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday January 25, 2019, 9:41 pm
Great news. Pray that they are safe.
Thanks Caree
 

Sue L (73)
Friday January 25, 2019, 9:53 pm
What cool looking sharks!
 

Peggy B (43)
Saturday January 26, 2019, 7:30 am
Great news.
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday January 26, 2019, 7:34 pm
Thanks
 

Sylvie A (190)
Sunday January 27, 2019, 4:32 am
Great news. Thank you
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Sunday January 27, 2019, 5:16 am
noted
 
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