Aquarium of the Bay

Angel Shark Pups No Bigger than Your Hand

Four Pacific angel sharks were born at the Aquarium of Bay last week in San Francisco. These rare and unusual sharks were once plentiful off California but populations were decimated by overfishing in the 1980s. Researchers hope to learn more about how to protect wild angel sharks by studying the tiny pups.

Angel Shark Pup Baby, Aquarium of the Bay 1

Angel Shark Pup measured, Aquarium of the Bay 2

Adult angel shark below

Pacific Angel Shark

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