WoRMS taxon details

Mustelus palumbes Smith, 1957

214560  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214560)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on the continental shelf and upper slope from the intertidal region to deeper waters over sand and gravel bottoms....  
Description Found on the continental shelf and upper slope from the intertidal region to deeper waters over sand and gravel bottoms. Feeds on crabs and probably benthic invertebrates. Ovoviviparous (aplacenta), with 3 to 8 young per litter; born at around 25 cm. (Ref. 5485). Processed for 'biltong', dried shark meat or jerky for human consumption. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Mustelus palumbes Smith, 1957. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214560 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-07-08 08:51:41Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the continental shelf and upper slope from the intertidal region to deeper waters over sand and gravel bottoms. Feeds on crabs and probably benthic invertebrates. Ovoviviparous (aplacenta), with 3 to 8 young per litter; born at around 25 cm. (Ref. 5485). Processed for 'biltong', dried shark meat or jerky for human consumption. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English whitespotted smooth-hound  [details]