Mustelus mento, Speckled smooth-hound : fisheries

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Mustelus mento Cope, 1877

Speckled smooth-hound
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchi (squali e razze) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Triakidae (Houndsharks) > Triakinae
Etymology: Mustelus: Latin, mustela, -ae = weasel (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cope.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 16 - 50 m (Ref. 244).   Subtropical; 0°S - 57°S, 95°W - 67°W (Ref. 244)

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Eastern Pacific: Peru to southern Chile, including the Galapagos and Juan Fernández Islands.

Length at first maturity / Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 86 - 90 cm
Max length : 141 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 122662)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Adults marked by small white spots but sometimes plain colored, while young specimens marked with dark colored bars (Ref. 6032).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

An inshore and offshore shark found on the continental and insular shelves (Ref. 244). Ovoviviparous, with 7 young in a litter. Size at birth about 30 cm. Utilized for human consumption.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaboratori

Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 244)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Near Threatened (NT) ; Date assessed: 01 March 2007

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesca: elevato interesse commerciale
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.7 - 20.5, mean 11.4 °C (based on 32 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00229 (0.00130 - 0.00405), b=3.12 (2.97 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Molto basso, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione più di 14 anni (Fec=7).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (68 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 25.4 [4.8, 103.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.56 [0.20, 2.07] mg/100g ; Protein = 21.3 [19.0, 23.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.131 [0.054, 0.311] g/100g ; Selenium = 41.4 [13.1, 152.6] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 6.65 [2.50, 17.67] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.586 [0.265, 1.314] mg/100g (wet weight);