Mustelus palumbes, Whitespotted smooth-hound : fisheries, gamefish

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Mustelus palumbes Smith 1957

Whitespotted smooth-hound
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Triakidae (Houndsharks) > Triakinae
Etymology: Mustelus: Latin, mustela, -ae = weasel (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Smith.

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

; marino demersal; rango de profundidad 0 - 443 m (Ref. 5578).   Subtropical; 17°S - 36°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Southeast Atlantic: Namibia to central Natal, South Africa.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 120 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 244)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 0; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 0. A smoothhound with lines or scatterings of small white spots along body (Ref. 5578). Grey above, white below (Ref. 5578).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Found on the continental shelf and upper slope from the intertidal region to deeper waters over sand and gravel bottoms (Ref. 244). Feeds on crustaceans, octopi, bony fish, and fish offal (Ref. 5578). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Catch usually discarded but may be utilized in a local fishery that processes sharks into jerky (Ref. 244).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). 3 to 8 young per litter. Born at around 25 cm. (Ref. 5485). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Colaboradores

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)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 01 August 2019

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial; pesca deportiva: si
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Metabolismo
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Ecotoxicología
Reproducción
Madurez
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Fecundidad
Huevos
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Age/Size
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Larva
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Acuicultura
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heritabilidad
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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.2 - 18, mean 12.8 °C (based on 80 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00240 (0.00108 - 0.00533), b=3.13 (2.95 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (Fec=4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (63 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.