Mustelus mangalorensis   Sherine et al.,  2011 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Elasmobranchii

Image description: Dorsolateral view

Color:Iridescent Bronzy brown above; Grayish brown below; unspotted.

Body is slender, head short, strongly cuspidate teeth, mostly tricuspidate denticles, long upper labial furrow, long caudal peduncle, and broadly frayed posterior dorsal fin margins. Trailing edges of dorsal fins and occasionally anal and caudal fins, naked with a broad, conspicuous dark band of bare ceratotrichia; first dorsal broadly triangular, with posteroventrally sloping posterior margin, its midbase closer to pelvic bases than to pectorals; pectoral fins moderately large. Crowns of lateral trunk denticles more or less tricuspidate with longitudinal ridges extending their entire length.

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• Karnataka, Mangalore INDIA (Record: 00/01/2009) (Depth: 200 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Cubelio, SS; Remya, R and Kurup, BM (2011) A new species of Mustelus (Family: Triakidae) from Indian EEZ Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences NISCAIR 40(1) 28-31 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

Page last updated on:2012-02-21

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