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Mustelus  Linck, 1790
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160226

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Allomycter Guitart, 1972
    Cynias Gill, 1903
    Murmille Setna and Sarangdhar ex Gistel, 1946
    Emissola Jarocki, 1822
  Common Name(s): smooth hound sharks [English]
    smooth hounds [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyTriakidae Gray, 1851 – cazones, émissoles, houndsharks, smooth-hounds, topes, whiskery sharks, hound sharks, smooth dogfishes  
                                     GenusMustelus Linck, 1790 – smooth hound sharks, smooth hounds  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Mustelus antarcticus Günther, 1870 – gummy shark 
                                        Species Mustelus asterias Cloquet, 1821 – starry smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus californicus Gill, 1864 – cazón mamón, gray smoothhound 
                                        Species Mustelus canis (Mitchill, 1815) – cazón dientón, dusky smooth-hound, smooth dogfish 
                                        Species Mustelus dorsalis Gill, 1864 – sharptooth smooth-hound, sharptooth smoothhound, cazón tripa 
                                        Species Mustelus fasciatus (Garman, 1913) – striped smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus griseus Pietschmann, 1908 – spotless smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus henlei (Gill, 1863) – cazón hilacho, brown smoothhound 
                                        Species Mustelus higmani Springer and Lowe, 1963 – smalleye smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus lenticulatus Phillipps, 1932 – spotted estuary smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus lunulatus Jordan and Gilbert, 1882 – cazón segador, sicklefin smoothhound 
                                        Species Mustelus manazo Bleeker, 1854 – starspotted smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus mento Cope, 1877 – speckled smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus minicanis Heemstra, 1997  
                                        Species Mustelus mosis Klunzinger, 1871 – Arabian smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758) – smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus norrisi Springer, 1939 – cazón viuda, Florida smoothhound, narrowfin smooth-hound, boca dulce 
                                        Species Mustelus palumbes Smith, 1957 – whitespotted smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus punctulatus Risso, 1827 – blackspotted smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus schmitti Springer, 1939 – narrownose smooth-hound 
                                        Species Mustelus sinusmexicanus Heemstra, 1997 – cazón del Golfo, Gulf smoothhound 
                                        Species Mustelus whitneyi Chirichigno F., 1973 – humpback smooth-hound 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Mustelus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mustelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Mustelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Mustelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Mustelus   

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