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Angelshark (Squatina squatina) off Tenerife, Canary Islands. Source: Wikipedia

Angel shark stocks nearing extinction in Irish waters

A study published in ‘Endangered Species Research’ which analyzed angling data over a 40 year period from two angel shark hotspots in Irish waters, Tralee Bay and Clew Bay, revealed that there has been a sharp decline of at least 95% since the 1990s.  

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