Leptocharias smithii, Barbeled houndshark : fisheries

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Leptocharias smithii (Müller & Henle, 1839)

Barbeled houndshark
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Elasmobranchii (hajar och rockor) (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 Ekologi

; marina; brackvatten bottenlevande; djupintervall 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.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 77.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 244); 82.0 cm TL (female); common length : 55.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 26999)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

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

Biologi     Ordlista (t.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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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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Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell
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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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.49 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mycket låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mer än 14 år (Fec=7).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.