Starspotted smooth-hound

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Starspotted smooth-hound
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Mustelus
M. manazo
Binomial name
Mustelus manazo
Bleeker, 1854
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The starspotted smooth-hound (Mustelus manazo) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found in east Asia and in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 45° N and 10° S, from the surface to a depth of 360 m. The reproduction of this shark is Ovoviviparous.


  • Tanaka, S. & participants of the IUCN SSG Asia Northwest Pacific Workshop (2009). "Mustelus manazo". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T161633A5469162. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T161633A5469162.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Mustelus manazo" in FishBase. July 2006 version.