Leptocharias smithii, Barbeled houndshark : fisheries

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Leptocharias smithii (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Barbeled houndshark
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Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (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 Ecología

; marino; salobre demersal; rango de profundidad 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.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 77.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 244); 82.0 cm TL (female); common length : 55.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 26999)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

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

Biología     Glosario (por ej. 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 Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Near Threatened (NT) ; Date assessed: 01 October 2005

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

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).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.49 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (Fec=7).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.