Spotted estuary smooth-hound

Spotted estuary smooth-hound
Spotted estuary smooth-hound
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Triakidae
Genus: Mustelus
Species: M. lenticulatus
Binomial name
Mustelus lenticulatus
Phillipps, 1932

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 a common fish served in fish and chip shops where it is known as lemonfish.

References

  • Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, 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

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