Florida smoothhound

The narrowfin smooth-hound , Mustelus norrisi, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, found on the continental shelves of the subtropical western Atlantic from Florida and the northern Gulf of Mexico to Venezuela, and also southern Brazil, between latitudes 32° N and 36° S, from the surface to 100 m.

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The Florida smoothhound lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 100 m , usually 3 - 4 m environment.

Florida smoothhound - found from the northern Gulf of Mexico to BrazilMustelus norrisigenus Mustelus, Mustelus - smooth dogfishessmooth dogfish - small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a More

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norrisi, the Florida smoothhound, which has a lower caudal lobe with a sharp point at the tip. The smooth dogfish varies in color from gray to brown with a yellow-gray to white ventral side. More

florida smoothhound, great while shark, tilefish) have average mercury levels on tested samples higher than the FDA action level of 1 part per million(ppm) for fish(4,5,12); 24 species had average mercury test levels above the FDA warning level(0. More

Common names

Boca dulce in Spanish (español)
Cação in Portuguese (Português)
Cazón in Spanish (español)
Cazón perro in Spanish (español)
cazón viuda in Spanish (español)
Emissole veuve in French (français)
Florida smooth hound in English
Florida smooth-hound in English
Florida smoothhound in English
Florida-glathaj in Danish (dansk)
Floridatoonhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Floridatoonhaai in Unknown
Musola viuda in Spanish (español)
Mustelus norrisi in French (français)
Narrowfin smooth hound in English
narrowfin smooth-hound in English
Vilma in Spanish (español)
Viuda in English
Viuda in Spanish (español)
Viuda virma in Spanish (español)
諾氏星鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
諾氏星鯊 in Unknown
诺氏星鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
诺氏星鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Triakidae
Genus : Mustelus
Species : Mustelus norrisi
Authority : Springer, 1939