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Mustelus manazo  Bleeker, 1855

Starspotted smooth-hound
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Philippines country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: questionable
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Several species of white spotted smoothhounds in the Indo-Pacific, tentatively identified as M. manazo, likely to be undescribed; taxonomy needed to be resolved (Ref. 47737); needs further verification (Ref. 110893).
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Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Compagno, L.J.V., P.R. Last, J.D. Stevens and M.N.R. Alava, 2005
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Triakidae (Houndsharks) > Triakinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 220 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4883); max. published weight: 5.7 kg (Ref. 40637); max. reported age: 10 years (Ref. 6081)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 62 - 68 cm

Environment

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 360 m (Ref. 13563)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 45°N - 10°S

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: Kenya. Western Pacific: southern Siberia, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Viet Nam; Chesterfield Islands (Ref. 11897).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in the intertidal zone, on mud and sand bottom, down to a depth of at least 360 m (Ref. 13563). May also be found in semi-enclosed sea areas (Ref. 11230). Feeds mainly on bottom invertebrates, also bony fishes (Ref. 244). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Caught regularly by demersal longliners operating both inshore and in deep-water (Ref.58048). Utilized for human consumption (Ref. 244).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; gamefish: yes

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Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.7   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (K=0.07; tm=1.9-4; tmax=10; Fec=1)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium