Spotted estuary smooth-hound
|Spotted estuary smooth-hound|
The spotted estuary smooth-hound, Mustelus lenticulatus, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, found on the continental shelves and in estuaries around southern Australia and New Zealand. Its length is up to 125 cm (male) and 151 cm (female).
Also known as the rig shark and in New Zealand, where it is commercially fished, it is commonly served in fish and chip shops where it is known as lemonfish.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Mustelus lenticulatus" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
- Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8