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Mustelus manazo (Gummy dogfish; Gummy shark; Japanese smooth hound; Spotted shark; Star-spotted gummy shark; Star-spotted shark; Star-spotted smooth hound; Starspotted smooth-hound; Topes; Hound shark)

Synonyms: Mustelus monazo
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Wikipedia Abstract

The starspotted smooth-hound (Mustelus manazo) is a houndshark of the family Triakidae. It is found in the western Indian Ocean between latitudes 45° N and 10° S, from the surface to a depth of 360 m. The reproduction of this shark is Ovoviviparous.
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Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  6.94 lbs (3.15 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  2 years 11 months
Male Maturity [1]  2 years 1 month
Litter Size [1]  8
Maximum Longevity [1]  10 years

Prey / Diet

Alpheus bisincisus (flathead snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus brevicristatus (teppo snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus digitalis (forceps snapping shrimp)[2]
Alpheus japonicus (Japanese snapping shrimp)[2]
Ammodytes personatus (Pacific sandlance)[2]
Argis lar (kuro shrimp)[2]
Carcinoplax longimana[2]
Charybdis bimaculata[2]
Conchodytes nipponensis[2]
Crangon affinis (Japanese sand shrimp)[2]
Erimacrus isenbeckii (hair crab)[2]
Hemigrapsus sanguineus (Asian shore crab)[2]
Latreutes planirostris (flatnose shrimp)[2]
Leptochela gracilis (lesser glass shrimp)[2]
Lophosquilla costata[2]
Mustelus manazo (Gummy dogfish)[2]
Palaemon serrifer (carpenter prawn)[2]
Portunus hastatoides[2]
Scyllarus cultrifer[2]
Upogebia major (Japanese mud shrimp)[2]

Predators

Mustelus manazo (Gummy dogfish)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Acanthobothrium karachiense[3]
Acanthobothrium mujibi[3]
Acanthobothrium rubrum[3]
Acanthocheilus rotundatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Calliobothrium verticillatum[3]
Erudituncus musteli[3]
Neogoezia alaetocephala <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia aspinosa <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia karachiensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia manazi <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia mangra <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia multipapilla <Unverified Name>[3]
Neogoezia spirocaudata <Unverified Name>[3]
Nybelinia manazo[3]
Orygmatobothrium musteli[3]
Orygmatobothrium versatile[3]
Paraorygmatobothrium exiguum[3]
Phyllobothrium lactuca[3]
Pithophorus musculosus[3]
Platybothrium musteli[3]

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: Kenya. Western Pacific: southern Siberia, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Viet Nam; Chesterfield Islands (Ref. 11897).;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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