Species Details


Starspotted Smooth-hound Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Mustelus manazo
Family : Triakidae
Order : Carcharhiniformes
Class : Elasmobranchii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Gummy Shark
Habitat : Continental shelves,inshore,Muddy or sandy bottom
Description : Body of Starspotted Smooth-hound is slender.Snout pointed.Head short.Both dorsal fins are large.Pectoral and pelvic fins are relatively smaller.
description written by: Razia Sultana Setu, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:FAO([email protected] ), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se