What is another word for squatina?

3 synonyms found


[ skwɒtˈiːnə], [ skwɒtˈiːnə], [ s_k_w_ɒ_t_ˈiː_n_ə]

Synonyms for Squatina:

How to use "Squatina" in context?

Squatina is a genus of saltwater fish in the family Sciaenidae.

Species in this genus are found in the eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. They are similar to the related pompano, but have a longer snout and a rounder body. They are generally solitary fish, but can be found in schools in the warmer months.

Squatina are herbivorous fish that feed on marine algae and invertebrates. They are a popular fish for recreational anglers, and can be found in many fishing locations around the world.

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