Sicklefin smooth-hound

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Sicklefin smooth-hound
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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.[2]


  1. ^ Pérez-Jiménez, J., White, C.F., Ruiz, C., Carlisle, A.B. & Lowe, C.G. (2016). Mustelus lunulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T161640A80672480.en
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Mustelus lunulatus" in FishBase. July 2006 version.