WoRMS taxon details

Mustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815)

158518  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158518)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Massachusetts to southern Brazil  
Distribution Massachusetts to southern Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Mustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158518 on 2018-02-23
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus canis Mitchill, 1815) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAllomycter dissutus Guitart Manday, 1972) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMustelus canis canis (Mitchill, 1815)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofMustelus canis insularis Heemstra, 1997) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Sin, Y. T. (2009). Age, growth and reproductive biology of whitespotted bamboo shark (Chiloscyllium plagiosum) from Hong Kong and adjacent waters. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Feeds on large crustaceans, mainly crabs, but also heavily on lobsters  [details]

Distribution Massachusetts to southern Brazil [details]

Habitat Found at depths of 0- 579m. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Importance Social- Comercial, fishery and gamefish [details]

Reproduction Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), with 4 to 20 young in a litter [details]
 

LanguageName 
English smooth dogfish  [details]
Spanish cazón dientón  [details]
Mustelus canis, 606 m platform west of Puerto Rico, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer, Océano Profundo 2015. Identifications by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.