Sicklefin smooth-hound

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Sicklefin smooth-hound
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Mustelus
Species: M. lunulatus
Binomial name
Mustelus lunulatus
D. S. Jordan & C. H. Gilbert, 1882
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The sicklefin smooth-hound (Mustelus lunulatus) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found on the continental shelves of the eastern Pacific, between latitudes 33° N and 7° N. It can reach a length of up to 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in). The reproduction of this shark is ovoviviparous.

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