Leptocharias smithii, Barbeled houndshark : fisheries

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Leptocharias smithii (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Barbeled houndshark
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Élasmobranches (requins et raies) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Leptochariidae (Barbeled houndsharks)
Etymology: Leptocharias: Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, charax, -akos = a marine fish without identification (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Müller & Henle.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin; saumâtre démersal; profondeur 10 - 75 m (Ref. 244), usually 10 - 60 m (Ref. 5377).   Tropical; 20°C - 27°C; 22°N - 23°S, 26°W - 17°E

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Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Namibia.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 77.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 244); 82.0 cm TL (female); common length : 55.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 26999)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Similar to species of Mustelus but nostrils with anterior flaps formed into distinct barbels (Ref. 5485).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found on the continental shelf, especially abundant off river mouths on muddy bottoms. Salinity: 35-36 ppt. Oxygen: 3-4 ppm. Feeds on small bottom and littoral organisms like crustaceans, bony fishes, octopi and sponges. Viviparous (Ref. 50449), with 7 young in a litter (Ref. 244). Dental sexual dimorphism is manifested by males having greatly enlarged anterior teeth. Utilized fresh, smoked or dried salted for human consumption, skin for leather.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Viviparous, placental (Ref. 50449), with 7 young in a litter (Ref. 244). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

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Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 244)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Quasi-menacé (NT) ; Date assessed: 01 October 2005

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19.2 - 28, mean 26 (based on 116 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.49 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Très faible, temps minimum de doublement de population supérieur à 14 ans (Fec=7).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.