Humpback smooth hound

The humpback smooth-hound, Mustelus whitneyi, is a houndshark of the family Triakidae, found on the continental shelves of the tropical southeast Pacific from Peru to southern Chile between latitudes 3° S and 54° S, at depths of between 15 and 210 m.

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The Humpback smooth hound lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 16 - 211 m, usually 70 - 100 m environment.

Nothing known about the Humpback smooth hound

Common names

Émissole piruche in French (français)
Gebochelde toonhaai in Dutch (Nederlands)
Gebochelde toonhaai in Unknown
Humpback smooth hound in English
humpback smooth-hound in English
Musola in sp
Musola prieta in Spanish (español)
Piruche in Spanish (español)
Pukkelrygget glathaj in Danish (dansk)
Smoothhound in English
Tollo in Spanish (español)
Tollo común in Spanish (español)
Tollo prieto in Spanish (español)
惠氏星鯊 in Mandarin Chinese
惠氏星鯊 in Unknown
惠氏星鲨 in Mandarin Chinese
惠氏星鲨 in Unknown

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Order : Carcharhiniformes
Family : Triakidae
Genus : Mustelus
Species : Mustelus whitneyi
Authority : Chirichigno F., 1973