Mustelus lunulatus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
Sicklefin smooth-hound
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Triakidae (Houndsharks), subfamily: Triakinae
Max. size:  175 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 10 - 94 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA to Panama.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental shelves, close inshore to well offshore. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Utilized for human consumption.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 26 January 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 14.09.15
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 08.06.95

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