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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815) 
AphiaID: 158518

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCarcharhiniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriakidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTriakinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus Linck, 1790
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllomycter dissutus Guitart Manday, 1972
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis canis (Mitchill, 1815)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis insularis Heemstra, 1997
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualus canis Mitchill, 1815
Sources  basis of record Fishbase, available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmooth dogfish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcazón dientón  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis canis (Mitchill, 1815) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis insularis Heemstra, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKroyeria lineata Van Beneden, 1853 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocharopinus bicaudatus (Krøyer, 1837) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylina valei Nuñes-Ruivo, 1956 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesippus orientalis Heller, 1865 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAchtheinus oblongus Wilson C.B., 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (30 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (311 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (61 nucleotides; 30 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on large crustaceans, mainly crabs, but also heavily on lobsters  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Massachusetts to southern Brazil [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found at depths of 0- 579m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Comercial, fishery and gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Viviparous (with a yolk-sac placenta), with 4 to 20 young in a litter [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158518
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Mustelus canis. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158518 on 2014-10-22
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