Arabian smooth-hound

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Arabian smooth-hound
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Mustelus
Species: M. mosis
Binomial name
Mustelus mosis
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The Arabian smooth-hound (Mustelus mosis) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found on the continental shelves of the tropical western Indian Ocean, from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Maldives, India and Sri Lanka, between latitudes 30° N and 7° N, at depths between 20 and 250 m. It can reach a length of 1.5 m.


  • Valenti, S.V. (2009). "Mustelus mosis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T161480A5433491. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T161480A5433491.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Mustelus mosis" in FishBase. July 2006 version.