Narrowfin smooth-hound

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Narrowfin smooth-hound
Mustelus norrisi SI.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Mustelus
Species: M. norrisi
Binomial name
Mustelus norrisi
S. Springer, 1939
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The narrowfin smooth-hound or Florida smooth-hound (Mustelus norrisi) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found on the continental shelves of the subtropical western Atlantic, from Florida and the northern Gulf of Mexico to Venezuela, and also southern Brazil, between latitudes 32° N and 36° S, from the surface to a depth of 100 m. It can grow up to a length of 1.1 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, L.M., Kyne, P.M. & Carlisle, A.B. (2009). Mustelus norrisi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T161518A5441575.en
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Mustelus norrisi" in FishBase. July 2006 version.